His current collection of poems, "Snake," imagines a post-apocalypse Earth long after the extinction of the human race where a character that embodies all of the feelings, thoughts and emotions of our entire civilization when it no longer exists.
Even in these last few weeks of the summer travel season, we continue to hear summer songs that capture the spirit of the season or stir memories of waterside romance. But how many were inspired by an actual location?
Most people don't realize that extreme summer heat causes thousands of heat-related illnesses in the U.S. each year, and kills more people than hurricanes, lightning, tornadoes, floods and earthquakes combined.
The truth is that summer is special just by being summer. Special can't be orchestrated or planned. Special just is. I can take the pressure off myself and enjoy it, whatever shape and form summer takes.
The Jordanian Cabinet's decision to scrap wintertime came at the most difficult time: one day before a long holiday and also one day before the original plan to start wintertime. And the rationale for the decision was never fully discussed and defended by those taking it.
Summertime for me is about family, friends, relaxation and renewal and for me that means retreating back to Europe when my schedule allows it. This summer I spent 6 weeks traveling throughout Europe and have had some amazing adventures.