BULLETIN: Please check my video on Facebook. “Double double, toil and trouble.” I was going to wait until Halloween but instant gratification got in the way. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11tTOTPZtE0&feature=youtu.be
I asked for updates on writing experiences from anyone who has attended previous poetry workshops. One of the original SWAP 8+1 members, Jeanne Poland, was the first to respond. I am not surprised. Jeanne is always prompt and I relied on her to keep me on schedule at the workshops she attended. She is a former nun, retired teacher, gifted artist, and dedicated poet. Here are her own words. Thanks Jeanne!
1 David introduced me to a blog on WordPress, and to daily posting.
I was able to purchase media space and post high-res photos, films, links and marvelous graphics which satisfy my appetite
2 The replies and comments on various poetry blogs enrich my days immeasurably.
3 Highlights Foundation is my new Writing, Illustrating and Publishing Academy.
The artists are a dignified social circle too.
4 Blurb, an independent author/publishing firm, has guided me in the publication of 13 books.
You can see previews of them for free at:
5 Working on-line has saved me much travel time, and linked me to the global world of art.
6 I continue to be stimulated by the networking with “live poets in live time” and the art shows held at the galleries here in NY.
7 Finally, my days are sprinkled with the joys of the 3 and 5 year old grand children, who also love to rhyme and initiate great art: