But I have also been writing creative stuff, essays, hybrid pieces, poetry. I went to the Kenyon Writer's Workshop last summer and studied with a great man, great poet, a spiritual guide, Afaa M. Weaver, and a group of incredibly talented people all working on spiritual writing. I was transformed. The dragon inside me, the creative force, that had been asleep so long, woke up.
So I've been writing like crazy, and also starting to be published. I have an upcoming essay about creation in Ponder Review that they nominated for the Pushcart Prize...my first publication in a literary magazine for years, maybe even decades!
Today, Bending Genres posted my piece "Miserere," based on much agonizing I have gone through lately, thinking about people I know with dementia, who have had dementia, and what an evocative response to all that suffering might be. Here's what I've got: https://bendinggenres.com/2018/12/11/miserere/