Chapin City Blues

Writing is writing whether done for duty, profit, or fun.

Is it possible to distinguish the person from the poet? If so, I have Celina Gomez twice. In college, we were in the same student organization. Much later, I met Celina Gomez the poet. I wish my memory of both moments were better. Celina Gomez is an amazing person. She’s an amazing poet. Her words …

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