The past three weeks have been pretty full: a radio interview, two readings, hiring a new administrator for JackPine, hiring an admin assistant for myself, rehearsing and devising for two projects. I found myself just trying to keep up with what I had on my plate, neglecting sleep, diet, yoga, etc. And surprise surprise, the small digestive discomfort I was having turned into a colitis flare up.
This, of course, prompted some questioning of how I’ve been doing things. In a rather intense session with my counsellor, I came to the realization that I know enough about yoga to really work on balancing my life and most importantly, to work on regaining full health. I’ve started a 40-day Sadhana with the goal of clearing this flareup and working towards balance and health in my day-to-day life.
Please join us for a unique reading. The audience will travel through the studio to view art installations and hear poetry. The Willow Studio is located in the old Saskatoon News Agency/Book Store. It’s a very groovy place. Thanks to Willow manager Laura Erikson for her enthusiastic acceptance of the idea to combine poetry with visual art and home décor.
I will be reading new poems written from James Wyper’s new Mantra series of paintings. James and I are both very excited about this work. Please attend if you can.
Hosted by The League of Canadian Poets & Willow Studio
Friday, April 17, 2009
4:00pm – 5:30pm
148 2nd Avenue North
The facebook event can be found here.
Typing this from the couch on my new MacBook. I replaced my PowerBook G4 because the reed switch died and it wasn’t doing all I needed it to do anymore. I’m also typing from the couch because I have a chest cold. It hasn’t worn me out completely, but I’m being proactive and laying down at every opportunity.