It is 11:58 p.m. and I have just finished posting my Day 16 poem to the poetry forum. Talk about cutting it close.

Our camping trip was a rainout after one night; we packed up this afternoon and trekked home. No bears, but the one night of camping was a good respite from real life. I think it helped recalibrate my sense of what’s important and what’s trivial. If only I could keep it balanced…

Rachel’s Day 16 Poem: Letter to St. Francis of Assisi
Someone Else’s Poem: Patrick Rosal’s “Who Says the Eye Loves Symmetry”