Back from Ottawa

Pearl Pirie posted well about my recent trip to Ottawa, so since I’m too exhausted to write about the trip myself, I will let her words stand in for mine. Although I should note that in fact I live in Winnipeg, not Calgary (I did live there, but moved).

Ball said that he leads with the idea but expects disruption, interaction, inspiration from sound. If a poem goes according to the plan of route and he gets to the destination he thought he would at the start, the poem failed. It’s a disappointment. It would make it just an exercise of a draftsmen.

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