so there's like this fork
in the middle of the road. and i'm sitting there. wondering which way to go. left: i can go to the national poetry slam and represent NYC, again. last year's event was a beautiful experience and not so beautiful experience. but it was an experience nonetheless. something poets and writers need to have atleast once in their lifetime. this year, would be my fourth...
then there is the right of the fork: it is a writer's conference in the Northwest, where I can meet with publisher's and literary agents for possible projects. there is also a summer writer's workshop in Italy that allows me to take my daughter...! these both are annual events, but i have the opportunity for NOW...