At Play

Author(s) : Gary Beck,
poetry, issue-two

We spend more on recreation
than on education,
so we’ll have a lot of fun
until we’re too dumb
to repair our toys.

About the Author

Gary Beck has spent most of his adult life as a theater director and worked as an art dealer when he couldn’t earn a living in the theater. He has also been a tennis pro, a ditch digger and a salvage diver. His original plays and translations of Moliere, Aristophanes and Sophocles have been produced Off Broadway. His poetry, fiction and essays have appeared in hundreds of literary magazines and his published books include 26 poetry collections, 9 novels, 3 short story collections, 1 collection of essays and 1 collection of plays. Gary lives in New York City.