Monthly Archives: August 2016

Scaffolding For Writers

“How we spend our days is how we spend our lives… A schedule defends from chaos and whim. It is a net for catching days. It is a scaffolding on which a worker can stand and labor with both hands at sections of time. “

—Annie Dillard, The Writing Life


fiery moon sets
deer in the garden.

a goldfinch in the fountain
shakes off water like a labrador

Master and Submissive

“One cannot be too scrupulous, too sincere, too submissive before natureā€¦ But one ought to be more or less master of one’s model.”