Portrait poems are a technique for quickly writing and capturing a sketch of a stranger. Think of them as the poetry equivalent of a polaroid snapshot.
My first portrait poem experiment, I forgot to even capture my subject's name.
"Today the core of the stem / tomorrow / yellow yellow yellow."
Poetry by Commission
Please contact me if you'd like to come into my studio and sit for a portrait poem, or if you'd like to hire me for your intimate event to write poems for your guests.