Glenda and I met long ago when our dreams began knocking at our respective doors. (Literally, these dreams were waking us up in the middle of the night.) They were so persistent that we both ended up joining a dreaming group, so that we could get some rest.
Next thing you know, Glenda is hosting a painting workshop at her beach house. It was loads of fun and so inspiring—sitting on the beach learning about point-of-view, perspective, acrylic color mixing; then coming back to the house, drinking wine and critiquing our work.
In fact, years later the experience continue to inspire me as I wrote a haiku published in our book Room For Poetry. It’s called Worth a Hoot:
the reality is
I have to write because I
can’t draw worth a hoot
Stay tuned for Part 2: Then Magically, We Became Poets