Poetry performed by Val Cole
Get to know the poet:
What is the theme of your poem?
A REFLECTION OF TWELVE MONTHS PAST
What motivated you to write this poem?
THE SADNESS AND DESPAIR EXPERIENCED BY MANY DURING 2016
How long have you been writing poetry?
40 YEARS +
If you could have dinner with one person (dead or alive), who would that be?
IT’S A TOSS UP BETWEEN ELVIS AND SAMUEL BECKETT, BUT DONALD TRUMP WOULD BE FAVORITE RIGHT NOW!
What influenced you to submit to have your poetry performed by a professional actor?
I AM A PERFORMANCE POET MYSELF, BUT I THOUGHT IT WOULD BE GOOD TO HEAR ANOTHER PROFESSIONAL’S PERSPECTIVE AND INTERPRETATION.
Do you write other works? scripts? Short Stories? Etc..?
YES, I WRITE PLAYS, SCREENPLAYS, SONGS, QUIRKY BOOKS, AND A LITTLE HAIKU.
What is your passion in life?
MY PASSION IS TO PROVIDE FOOD FOR THOUGHT THROUGH THE ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT MEDIA.