ARDOR, noun. 
  1. Great warmth of feeling.
  2. Passionate devotion.
  3. Spirit.
  4. Intense heat.





 Neil Michael Anderson, a Kansas City native, was first published in 2009 by San Francisco Poet Laureate, Jack Hirschman. Neil has given poetry readings at San Francisco City Hall, Koret Auditorium (SF Public Library), and in Mission District soup kitchens. He was also featured on the San Francisco Pirate Cat Radio station by the beat poet Diamond Dave Whitaker. Neil has dedicated his art to support those in need.

 His work, "ARDOR, Selected Poetry 2009-2015", was recently released by Strong Mission Press, and is available in the store.  Soon to be followed by new print and audio works.




Photographer: Justin Mannochia

Photo: Pine Mountain, Marin County, CA