what is your name?
Raymond A. Foss (Ray)
how would you describe what you do?
I am a family law attorney and a faith-based poet
what are you currently working on?
Several poems regarding the season of Lent, the Passion, and Easter.
what has had the greatest influence on your work?
Returning to my faith in 20032004 after 25 years outside the church, Disciple I Bible Study program in 20042005.
what is the greatest misconception about you or your work?
That I only write about my faith.
what do you see as the main strengths and weaknesses of the medium you work in?
I try to be very straight forward in my writing; but many people question if it is really poetry if it doesn’t have meter and rhyme.
how has technology impacted upon the work you do?
It is really important; many of my poems are written directly on the computer. By posting on my blog, Poetry Where You Live (www.raymondafoss.blogspot.com), people all over the world can read my 11,530+ poems.
what’s the greatest piece of advice you would like to pass on?
Do what you are passionate about. Step out of the boat.
where can we find you online?
what are you reading at the moment?
The Sanctuary for Lent
what are you listening to at the moment?
Anything by Michael W. Smith.
anything else we should know?
See the attached bio. Biography 04042011