Asked of four student poets at the Illinois Schools for the Deaf and Visually Impaired:
If you could write one great poem, what would you want it to be about?
Fire: because it is quick, and can destroy.
Music: place where anger has its place.
Romantic Love--the cold or stupid ask why.
Sign: that it is a language, full of grace,
That it is visible, invisible, dark and clear,
That it is loud and noiseless and is contained
Inside a body and explodes in air
Out of a body to conquer from the mind.