For one, (small talk)'s boring. Two, I'm a great believer in the logic of economics. Economists talk about opportunity cost. The opportunity cost of making small talk is that I can't get a lot of other things done.
With a background in music journalism and business speak, Amy currently focuses her creative energy writing free verse poetry and haiku. The southern-born, northern-bred Tennessean likes circular things -- CDs, vinyl records, typewriter keys, conversations and tostadas.
CURRENTLY READING: Milk and Honey, by Rupi Kaur; Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America, by Michael Eric Dyson; There Is No Good Card for This: What to Say and Do When Life Is Scary, Awful, and Unfair to People You Love, by Kelsey Crowe and Emily McDowell