Tag: mfa

  • 2018-01-01 Ringing In My Ears

    It must be New Years, because there’s ringing in my ears. It’s a nice departure from all those songs that are always stuck in my head. Truth. As I comb through some of my poetry to decide what’s good, bad, worthy, worth giving another look, or just plain ready for the “X-file”, I’m noticing more […]

  • 2017-12-31 Sunday Status Update – NYE Style

    Which is to say. I’m dropping the ball. I’m exhausted and my mind is in a fog which seems to be swirling in a manor very unnatural to fog. It’s speed more like clouds foreshadowing a tornado. I have so much information and inspiration that has been dropped on me these past three days that […]

  • 2017-12-31 MFA Residency Day 3 – Space and Time Matter

    I broke away from the pack about 2:30 and took my leave of this building with a dual purpose in mind. I wanted to relieve myself of the claustrophobia of being hold-up in a somewhat confined space surrounded by freezing temperatures outside and I also needed to get tights or leggings for my outfit tomorrow. […]

  • 2017-12-29 MFA Residency Day 2 – First Impressions

    Yesterday went like this… Get up, treadmill, shower, eat, orientation, workshop, eat, lecture, lecture, lecture, eat, faculty reading, next day prep, go to bed. It was a lot to soak in. I enjoyed the lecture on short story writing and one proven formula to utilize for success, but my favorite was the one about poetry. […]

  • 2017-12-29 MFA Residency Day 1

    Everything yesterday went very much according to plan. I arrived at my destination around 4:15PM and was all checked into my room by 5. That left me with about an hour to wander around the lodge and figure out where all the cool kids hang out. The Lied Lodge is nestled in a woody area […]