Each month, write a new collection.
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Why is this such a hard questionWhat is your passion? Art, movies,Eating, wine, television, trees, relaxing,Fashion. Teaching, talking. How far wouldI go to have a decent conversation?Far.How much would I spend on my orthodox sister’sWedding gear to look good, but appropriate? A lot.Do I need young people? Yes. Do I need to meet People very different than me? Always. Perhaps thatsThe answer — the pursuit of difference. Always lookingFor something I haven’t understood, haven’t known. I talkedYesterday to a neighbor about quilts and textiles, how she makesArt out of fabric and how she wove dog hair once into theDesign. It came to me, she said. Listening to two guys talk about hunting on the shuttleFrom the airportOn friday. I scoffed at first but when they got to the friendWho was a bus driver by day and a meat processor by nightI stopped laughing, because even meat can be theObject of regard, the subject of labor done forLove.