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You Have 90 Seconds: Describe 'the Mormons'

D. Michael Kingsford sat on the 16th Street Mall in Denver, a matchbook stuck in the band of his fedora and a slight glint both on — and behind — his intellectual spectacles.

On a shaky stand in front of his chair sat an old-timey manual typewriter. In front of the stand was a big sign. The sign read: "PICK A TOPIC, GET A POEM."

I introduced myself and asked what poems written on the fly were going for these days.

“Whatever you care to donate,” he said.

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