The Slow-Cooked Sentence

Notes, in haiku, from a lecture
by author Barbara Kingsolver

Rachael Conlin Levy

Barbara Kingsolver spoke to a sold-out crowd in Seattle about writing, research, her sheep, her sleep, and how she believes that hope is a choice one makes every day. My notes follow:


The author prescribes 

poetry before we sleep.

Word-floss for the brain.


Hope is something I 

slip on with my shoes and walk

into the world wearing.


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