11 January 2011


You can barely see it, but some nice spider stretched a web from one angel wing to the other. Sometimes it's the little things that charm me. I had to make it b&w for fun. I'm trying to figure out what it means, but I have no idea.

First teaching day of 2011 for me, and two poetry workshops (advanced undergrad, and grad). Aside from having classes eight hours apart, I'm happy with the schedule, and feeling the usual giddy things I feel with a new class. I don't ever think I'll stop loving this.

Speaking of love, and labors thereof, Barn Owl Review 4 is off to the printer. This has to be my favorite issue so far, and my favorite cover. It occurred to me a few minutes ago that this is the third document I've dispatched to the printer in the past four weeks or so. Whew.

I have a lot of things simmering right now. Will rewrite, and then subsequently shorten, the to-do list now.


Eric 'Bubba' Alder said...

Spiderwebs usually denote age/the passage of time, or something neglected/forgotten.

Whether that applies to personal angels, religion, etc, will depend upon your interpretation.

Sandy Longhorn said...

I'm not a fan of spiders, but I love this web and photo.
Congrats on finishing four major projects so close together. Given all you do for poetry, your students, your institution, and your family, I think I'm going to create a super-hero modeled on you...I shall call her "Mighty Mary the Indefatigable!" Rock on!

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