| Roger Humes is a computer graphic artist/writer from Claremont, California. He is the Director of The Other International Project (www.othervoicespoetry.org), Head of Design Production for Literati Magazine (www.literati-magazine.com), and International Poetry Editor for Harvest International Magazine.
He believes that poetry is best described as thus: The Prophet Mohammed is reported to have asked his companion the poet Abdullah bin Rowaha: "Abdullah! What is poetry?"
The poet responded: "It is something that pulsates in my heart and is then spoken by my tongue." - from the essay Arabic Poetry: A Glimpse Into The Soul by Ghazi al-Gosaibi.
Most of his poetry, fiction, and art may be found at: