Donn, thank you so much for your generous, kind and thoughtful response.

It means so much — I honestly can’t say.

It’s like a convergence of some type as our “sponsored” Members-only post this a.m. was a nice article about some of the great leaders of the past. The irony was, every single one mentioned in the article was someone martyred for their courage to speak out.

I wrote a response. It might make sense to you: I don’t know. I call the artists/creators I featured “My Bernies.” I love them, I trust them, I know things will be better.

I got a long, beautiful letter from Dana Gioia about what I wrote about the NEA. He is so fantastic.

He says he is touring as the poet laureate to places where poetry is never heard FOR FREE.

According to Harlan Ellison and my grandmother, “You’ll go far Amy, because you have heart.” Author of 40 books, former exec., Nebula Award nominee, Poor.

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