Unmarked Crossings: a poet and her journeys

Last Night at Kangaroo House, Days Six and Seven

March 3, 2011

Tags: poet, poetry, residency, residencies, Orcas Island, Washington State

Iím sorry that I played hooky for a couple of days and did not write here at my blog. Two nights ago, I did not sleep well, then did not nap all day so that I would sleep well that night. I did. About ten hours. Yesterday I felt great! Breakfast was marzipan tart, with that great coffee and juice. Cannot complain! (more…)

Salon Reading and Day Five

March 1, 2011

Tags: poetry, poet, residencies, residency, Washington State, Orcas Island

Yesterday, Monday, was a glorious day with sunshine and some very welcome warmth, after days of snow and/or rain and cold. After breakfast and some catching up with my blog, I took a walk to North Beach. The walk was only about the equivalent of three or four city blocks, but it felt good to be active after so many days inside. It was wonderful to, once again, be close to the water. I havenít lived in Maine for eleven years now, but once one has lived near the ocean, itís impossible to get the salt water out of oneís veins. (more…)