|I imagined it was a rainy day, anyway.|
The book review was not much fun; I didn't particularly like the book I was asked to review. It's about social media for churches; the telling part was that while she included a chapter about 'avoiding jargon in social media,' the book was full of churchy jargon. Since that's the audience the book is aimed at, maybe it doesn't matter, but I found it cloying and self-important. But it's 10:45 at night, don't mind me.
The poetry paper tonight was much more fun. Compared two versions of a William Carlos Williams poem, 'Young Woman at a Window.' Being an editor myself, I loved comparing the two and seeing Williams' process in action. After a week spent with Gertrude Stein, going back to WCW was refreshing.
My words being spent for the day (which has included making the dire mistake of breaking my No-Burger-King rule and paying dreadfully) (not gastronomically, but rather emotionally) (and not in any substantive way, but rather gross annoyance), here's Bill to write us out:
She sits with
her cheek on
in her lap
to the glass