Frank Soos

Finicky with words, he rearranged,
rearranged, rearranged yet again
and again. He sang a Southern
Northern song because his deep
knowledge was Southern and Northern

(somehow living as Down East Westerner too).
Oh, he could be so slowly deliberate
one moment, wickedly quick the next.
So contradictory, especially with endings.

Share this
Continue Reading
About the Author

Ken Waldman combines original poetry, old-time string-band music, and smart storytelling for a performance uniquely his. Touring since 1995, he's appeared from the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage to the Dodge Poetry Festival to the Woodford Folk Festival (Queensland, Australia). 20 books consist of 16 full-length poetry volumes, a memoir, a creative writing manual, a kids' book, and his 2022 novel, Now Entering Alaska Time. Twelve CDs include two for children.

Ken Waldman
Author Websites
More Posts by this author…