Hark the dulcet tones of October, month of the morning mild as Robert Frost once said. This month we have yet another answerer to prevaricate upon the poetic poser we love to put to poets once every moon (or so).

Let’s see what this particularly articulate Affrilachian advocate has got to say.

Frank X. Walker says:

Because that’s all the time I have. If I had more available time I’d write novels and screenplays and make movies.

Adam Ford was co-editor of Going Down Swinging issues #18–#22 and is author of poetry collections The Third Fruit is a Bird, Not Quite the Man for the Job, the novel Man Bites Dog and Heroes and Civilians (short stories).