So Many Hats ( or Veils )
So Many Hats
We play many roles in life and wear many hats: the human, the individual, the romantic, the man or woman, the parent, etc.
Can you make a connection with someone who seems so foreign to you, someone who wears hats you can’t begin to understand? Hats that – on first glance – may even seem threatening to you?
Is it possible to wear many hats without losing yourself, to integrate them into one “I”?
These are some questions I explore in my poetry, questions that float around in my head, under my own many hats.
all my hats,
they stay the same.
into my soul,
I am not any of my hats or roles.
I’m just another kindred soul.
About the Author of So Many Hats
Famous Quotes about Poetry.
“Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.” – William Wordsworth
“A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.” – Robert Frost
“Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before.” – Audre Lorde
“Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It’s that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that’s what the poet does.” — Allen Ginsberg, from Ginsberg, A Biography.