October 13, 2019
I shouldn’t have read everyone else’s comments first because now I sound like a copycat when I gush, thank, and gush some more about the week I’ve had! But, truly, everything else I’ve written this week has been fresh and totally me — weird and frank, but it’s ink on the page! I have all of you, especially Jerod, to thank for that. I was really stressed when I arrived, and was coming off a nasty head cold. It took me a couple of days to unwind but thank God for a whole blissful week! I crafted four new poems and have 6+ drafts in my journal, plus read 12+ poetry books. Every day: hiking, yoga, reading, writing, glorious sleep! I’m not ready to go, can’t wait to return.
Happy, happy, happy!
Cathryn Cofell (Appleton, WI)
Poet, author of Stick Figure with Skirt