A few years ago I was lucky enough to be one of the first Fellows at the Norman Mailer Writers Colony. At the time, the colony was in Provincetown, and fellows were invited to spend each day of their stay in Norman Mailer’s house, hoping, no doubt, that something of Mailer’s energyRead More
THE FARTHERMOST VIEW
In March, 2009, I spent three weeks in Sweet Briar, Virginia, as a writing Fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (a.k.a. VCCA). I started each day by writing a haiku, or some facsimile, to focus the mind on pen and page. Here are some results.
The silence changes
Fields and drowsy cows inhale –
Train is imminent