Interview with Poet Jason Yearick

Matthew Toffolo's Summary

Matthew Toffolo: What is the theme of your poem?

Jason Yearick: The chaotic nature of thoughts, images, and ideas being forced into linear time, expectation versus actualization and the mutability of the abstract molded into a concrete form.

2) What motivated you to write this poem?

The need to write despite not having the time I wanted to do so. I thought and still do, that I’m not the only person who wants more time to write, so I wrote this piece. If I didn’t write the piece all of the words, images and ideas flowing into me would just pour out and be lost. This piece was written to encourage other artists to create in spite of their circumstances. For good or bad.

3) How long have you been writing poetry?

Over 20 years.

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

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