There once was a wild comic genius
Whose natural gift was to please us.
But his gestures and jokes
Were Technicolor smoke
Hiding secrets to rival Berzelius.
Kristen Tsetsi is the author of the novels The Age of the Child, The Year of Dan Palace, and Pretty Much True, Dr. Owen W. Gilman, Jr.’s “American War Literature and Film: Vietnam to Now” 2012 course curriculum selection. Kristen’s interview series at JaneFriedman.com offers behind-the-scenes insights into all things writing and publishing.