Bobby Byrd Gets Naked in Poetry
By Marina Monsisvais
He said he felt naked without his glasses and spent a few minutes looking for them before deciding to sit down and talk about where he really lays it all out: his poetry. At age 71, Byrd is crowdfunding his upcoming book of poetry entitled, Otherwise, My Life is Ordinary. More comfortable promoting other writers with his family owned and operated Cinco Puntos Press, this RocketHub crowdfunding project is a way to put himself in the spotlight while raising some dollars to get his book pressed.
To read more, pick up a copy of The Art Avenue at The El Paso Museum of Art.
Photo courtesy of Bobby Bryd