Winner of 2017 Giller Prize

Winner of 2017 Giller Prize
Michael Redhill for his novel Bellevue Square

Saturday, November 3, 2012

How are Y'all?

At the Diary Hollow Writers' Colony in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, I met new writer friends, most from the south.  The y'all's were flying and they embedded in my porous brain. I wondered if they would let me back across the border. 

One participant, Pat Laster, wrote:  I wrote a cinquain (2-4-6-8-2 syllables) just now about.... Here it is:

 She Surprised Herself

only one week
in the Ozarks,
our friend,
a writer from Ontario,
said 'y'all'.

Frank Lloyd Wright  style house where I had a small suite at the Dairy Hollw Writers' Colony. (photo Joan Baril)

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