“Mythology may, in a real sense, be defined as other people’s religion. And religion may, in a real sense, be understood as a popular misunderstanding of mythology.”
– Joseph Campbell, from Thou Art That
“All of my poems are true. I write down what happens. I am the amanuensis of my inner beings.”
Thomas Hastings, a poet-in-the-schools for the Royal Scottish Arts Council and the Indiana Arts Commission, created the Indianapolis Broadsheet and co-founded the Indianapolis Writers Center. His poetry has appeared in numerous small press publications and he has taught language arts, gender psychology and theatrical magic at Harmony High School in Bloomington, Indiana since 1978.