"I write on a typewriter, almost never in hand (I can hardly handwrite, I tend to draw words), and my machine--an obsolete red-top Royal Portable--is the biggest influence on my work. This red hood holds the mood, keeps my eye happy. The type-face is a standard pica; if it were another style I'd write (subtly) different poems. And when a ribbon gets dull my poems I'm sure change. (A.S.)"