"Women who lie alone at midnight/ as the first furl of starlight/ pearls the moon with nacre"

RE: FAIRY TALE REVISION

Stanzas revised Tuesday: 1
Stanzas revised Wednesday: 1
Stanzas revised Thursday: 2
Stanzas revised Friday: 1
Stanzas revised (total): 29
Stanzas that need revision: 60

RE: CLASS PREP

Classes met with this week: 4
Course outlines completed: 4 (finally)
Courses agenda/plans that need completion: 4
Course web pages that need updating: 3
Course homework assignments that need updating: 4

RE: RUNNING

Days this week I've managed to run (however small): 3 (not great, but at least it's something)
Miles run: 6.7

RE: STATE OF AFFAIRS

Two children, still breathing, eating well, torturing each other and the dogs: CHECK
Two dogs, still breathing, eating well, torturing each other and the children: CHECK
One husband, fairly confident that he has a wife somewhere, but not certain because he doesn't see her much: CHECK
Brain cells remaining: 1.5  (poor little soldiers)

Also, I like this poem by Mary Ruefle.  It reminds me of Ginsburg. Not so much the imagery, of course, but the music.

Comments

Elizabeth said…
Thank you. I needed to hear music today.

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