"What a cool fucker—
best ducktail haircut ever,
leather jacket tough—
guy who taught me
to dance Latino —"
"how I imagine it happening, my perfect intervention,
from last attack through your long recovery
to you pulling weeds again in your white overalls,
your body out the window framed in a single pane—"
"I rarely replied. Instead,
I burned the dog leg of the night
shooting free throws at the park"
No Boundaries, No Rules
An Interview with R.T. Castleberry
"Like every writer, I’m nosy. And so I spend my time watching. Watching how people interact with their corner of the street, how they walk or stumble down it, how they dress for it. When I do that long enough or closely enough, a line or phrase will come to me, or a situation will emerge that I can latch onto and use."