Tuesday, April 26, 2005

i felt much better after

... reading that poet Thom Gunn "taught at UC Berkeley for more than 30 years. A nondriver, he commuted by bus, often using the time in transit to write." This from
an article by Edward Guthmann in The San Francisco Chronicle

I have tried to learn to drive a car. My attempts, I suspect, were the universe's way of telling me I should stick to walking.

I wonder if there are other non-driving, footpath hugging poets out there.


Ivy said...

Me, me! Though my SO is hinting I should learn.

*le sigh*

Tim said...

I'm afraid I do drive. I can say, though, that probably every poem of value I've ever written has been composed on the subway. I should take a hint.