Wednesday, June 20, 2012

AS THE WORLD TURNS

wasp nest II
photo: Katie Barnes

NOT WRITING

A wasp rises to its papery
nest under the eaves
where it daubs

at the gray shape,
but seems unable
to enter its own house.


--Jane Kenyon

wasp nest I
photo: Katie Barnes

7 comments:

  1. Dear Heather,

    this is all such wonderful news. I'd say God bless but it appears he has already. :)

    59 not 19 - yeah, sounds groovy to me.

    What I happy about for you in all of this is that you are being enabled to flow in your creativity which usually begets more of the same.

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  2. I loved this post! Except for the wasp nest, they scare the heck out of me, but that's okay. I'm glad you're getting editing work. IMHO you seem to be writing a lot ... maybe I missed something. Interested in your summer reading recommendations. I read Amagansett by Mark Mills, set on Long Island, which might count as New England.

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  3. You go Heather. Maybe you could get an interview with Mary Karr? She's fantastic. She was giving a talk at a church and I walked up to her and said: "Mary Karr you're the best thing that happened to me today." And we sat and talked like girlfriends.
    Turns out we were both born the same year:)

    You're busy-good. Good busy. Love the news. The poem from Jane Kenyon is quite good. She and Donald Hall were together a long time.

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  4. :) May God continue to pour His blessings out on you and through you!

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  5. I am taking my daughters to Hampton Beach tomorrow, Heather. I'll be thinking of you!
    Dana

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  6. Happy Almost Birthday, Heather. I love that "Polish over here.." quote. You just generally rock!

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  7. yeah, people! Thank you so much. And Barbara, how lovely that Mary Karr was so kind to you...

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