My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Seek what is essential and exceptional--forget the rest.
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. I'm not sure...
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. Abraham Lincoln Would you be willing to show me where all your anonymous verses are published.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
Q. What do you regret most?
A. That I never heard Ella Fitzgerald sing in person.