The Art of the Rewrite…#MondayBlogs

I took a poetry seminar with Barry Spacks when I was in University. At the end of the class, he gave each of us (we were a group of 6) a slim volume of poetry that he had inscribed. In mine he wrote that I understood that beauty requires hard labor. Welcome to rewrites. You … Continue reading The Art of the Rewrite…#MondayBlogs

“A Lonely Impulse of Delight…” – Writer Wednesday

Yes, that's a quote from William Butler Yeats. Back in university, when I had some free time in my class schedule, I had the opportunity to take a Creative Writing class. My professor was Barry Spacks, a poet and all-around brilliant man. It was a small class, maybe ten of us or so, and remains … Continue reading “A Lonely Impulse of Delight…” – Writer Wednesday