Interview with Poet Clarissa Simmens (Aging With Orion)

WILDsound Festival

The Natural Gazette of Poetry and Art reblogged one of my poems and WILDsound was mentioned in that issue. I was very intrigued by the excellent poetry published and since I believe that poems were meant to be read aloud (I always do that before posting/publishing) I could not resist hearing one read by a professional actor.

– Clarissa Simmens, on why she submitted her poem to WILDsound

    Watch AGING WITH ORION Poem:

Matthew: What is the theme of your poem?

Clarrisa: I have always loved the constellation Orion and have observed him through the decades. Although the theme is love, it is also about the connectedness of everything in the universe, how humanity truly contains the mysterious dust of stars.

Matthew: How would you like people to respond when they read or watch your poetry reading?

Clarrisa: I would hope they understand the beauty that is part of Earth…

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By matthewtoffolo

Filmmaker and sports fan. CEO of the WILDsound Film and Writing Festival

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