Interview with Poet Charbel Tadros (LUCIFER’S GRIEF)

1) What is the theme of your poem?

The theme of Lucifer’s Grief is the final biblical quarrel between God and Lucifer.

2) What motivated you to write this poem?

My motivation for writing it is, I believe, the same as anyone’s motive to write anything. I found it inside me and I had to let it out.

3) How long have you been writing poetry?

I’ve been writing poetry for more than ten years now.

4) If you could have dinner with one person (dead or alive), who would that be?

The list is practically endless, but the only person I can think of now is Neale Donald Walsch, the author of Conversations with God…for obvious reasons related to this poem.

5) What influenced you to submit to have your poetry performed by a professional actor?

I joined a previous competition and liked your work, so I thought why not.

6) Do you write other works? scripts? Short Stories? Etc..?

Yes. I have published seven books already ranging from self-help to fantasy to children’s literature. This poem is featured in my collection entitled “When the Spirit Speaks”.

7) What is your passion in life?

I have many passions in life, but my most cherished and sought after is my kids. I do anything for their wellbeing, success and happiness.

Watch the Poetry Reading: 

Performed by Brian Scott Carleton


By matthewtoffolo

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

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