This Choice: Molly Fisk

This Choice is Who You Are has been my mantra these past years: a mantra for becoming the person I want to be. I believe that choosing to live with the attention that poetry demands is a good start.

In the Podcasts, I look to other artists to learn from their experiences.

I ask poets how their work with poetry influences the choices they make in their daily lives, and how these, in turn, affect their sense of self and their relationships.

How are they using the experience of art to shape The Good Life for themselves?


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Molly Fisk is a poet, radio commentator, life coach, writing teacher, painter of barns and mason jars full of water, mentor, speaker, feminist with a capital F, political activist, sister, aunt, cousin, godmother, honorary grandparent, not-very-old elder, swimmer, former banker, one-time sweater designer, long-walk taker, rearranger of furniture, color maven, nature lover.

She is the Poet Laureate of KVMR 89.5 FM, Nevada City, CA and Hell’s Backbone Grill, Boulder, UT.

Her poetry books include Listening to Winter, and The More Difficult Beauty. Both published by Hip Pocket Books.

Poems read or referred to in the podcast:

“Belonging” from Listening to Winter
“Surrender” from an 1994 audio tape. 

 


 Original music and artwork by Karl R. Powell.

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