Paralysis – Poetry Reading by Mara Prose

Poetry performed by Geoff Mays

Get to know the poet:

What is the theme of your poem?

The theme of my poem is inspiration during difficult times.

What motivated you to write this poem?

I am always second guessing and questioning my decisions, and this poem reflects how I feel about it.

How long have you been writing poetry?

I have been writing poetry for 6 years now.

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

Jesus

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

This poem really resonated with a lot of people and I loved the idea of an actor bringing out the emotions in the poem.

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

Yes, I am working on my first novel. I also manage a global blog, http://www.maraprose.com and freelance for various magazines.

What is your passion in life?

My children and my writing are my great passions in life!