I think that poets and songwriters have a lot in common because a songwriter really has to be a poet first. That’s how we live our lives. It’s the same kind of thinking. … [W]e put our stories into these small little containers filled with mostly short lines and verses. This is how we talk about the way we feel and talk about things and explain the world and ourselves.
In a Creative Independent interview, T. Cole Rachel talks to singer-songwriter Stevie Nicks about her creative influences and process, the relationship between poetry and songwriting, inspiration, and the importance of being a romantic.