Dena Rash Guzman
2012/06/23 § Leave a comment
On the theme of Amelia Earhart
Five Questions For Amelia Earhart
Q. What is style?
A routine encompassing a wide variety of maneuvers.
Q. What happened?
I was declared legally dead on January 5, 1939.
Q. What is your favorite poem?
Because You Asked About The Line Between Prose and Poetry by Howard Nemerov.
“They clearly flew instead of fell.”
Q. What is the most beautiful thing you ever saw?
The stars seemed near enough to touch and never before have I seen so many. I always believed the lure of flying is the lure of beauty, but I was sure of it that night.
Q. Have you been to heaven?
The angels look like flight instructors.
Dena is a poet and the editor of Unshod Quills. She works as managing director for Shanghai’s Hal Publishing. Her first book of poetry, “Chairman Mao Praises Me Good At Chat” is due from Dog On A Chain Press in 2012. http://www.denarashguzman.com