Some days are better than others. This day is by far and away one of the better ones, thanks to the lovely, Carolee Croft.
Today’s special guest is poet and bloggerMike Steeden, and we’re going to talk about his book The Shop that Sells Kisses, which leads us to touch on epic love affairs in Mike’s poetry, the Summer of Love in San Francisco, and depictions of absolute defeat, not to mention the avant garde 1920s in Paris.
I’ve been following Mike’s blog for over a year now, and I’ve got a copy of his book, which I thoroughly enjoyed.
Mike’s poetry is filled with devious temptresses, femme fatales, mysterious magical mavens and just all kinds of cool and wonderful ladies. After all, his motto is “the gals must always win.” But just when you think you’ve plumbed the depths of their depravities or fathomed their raison d’etre there’s always more to learn about these heroines.
I was curious about Mike’s inspirations, so I’ve invited him here to answer some questions for…
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