Directly, like the man

David and I hit it off at a ALSCW conference in Washington DC, where our band Scrapomatic was playing. On the trip up, I learned that he was the Poet Laureate of Georgia. I thought, “Oh, shit, what’s this dude going to be like?” It didn’t take me long to realize: “Wait! This is going to be FUN.” He just—… well, this is a compliment: He just didn’t care about small stuff.