To the extent that we are all educated and informed, we will be more equipped to deal with the gut issues that tend to divide us.
There's so much to think about when you're becoming an adult, and there's so many great poems about that apprehension and excitement.
Well I've been writing books. So that, by its nature, is kind of a solitary occupation. And from time to time I have research help, but mostly I've done those completely on my own.
I think my mother... made it clear that you have to live life by your own terms and you have to not worry about what other people think and you have to have the courage to do the unexpected.