Luck & Happenstance

image © CMS I'm in Saskatchewan for the Sage Hill Writing Experience, a ten-day retreat for writers at various stages in the development of a literary project. Full disclosure: Saskatchewan is the one province I have never travelled to before now. Frankly, it was never high on my bucket list. Whenever I thought of Saskatchewan I always thought of the boring slides we had to sit through in grade nine geography. It was circumstance that drew me here: Steven Heighton's colloquium, Re-Enactive Poetry: Vision and Revision. I arrived a week ago with my rudimentary impressions: dusty roads, rusty tractors going full tilt, flat checkerboard fields. And I was right. Sort of. Not really. Walking along