Poet Interview, Robert Lew


I’ve always liked poetry (“poet interviews” will be a new addition to this blog). Without further ado, here’s Mr. Robert Lew!

Describe yourself in 5 words:

Artist, poet, vegetarian, spiritual seeker.

Share a short excerpt and blurb of your work (10-100 words):

shadows disappear – haiku

bright morning sunlight
clouds appear in the window…
shadows disappear

inner life – haiku

proximal worker
but a social outlier…
keeps an inner life

My poetry is focused entirely on haiku now. I use a strict 5-7-5 syllable structure which works well for me. The discipline keeps my creativity focused — important for me. I’ve been writing poetry all my life; and it was mostly free-form poems, until the last year.

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