If you’re a Good Letters reader in the Seattle era, blogger emerita Kelly Foster, now Image’s 2012-2013 Milton Fellow in Creative Nonfiction, will be reading her work at the Seattle Pacific Art Center Gallery on Friday, February 8, 2013, at 7 pm. Find out more event details here, and go here to sign up for our local events list and receive occasional updates on arts and faith events in the Seattle area.
An excerpt from “Blood Roses,” an essay by Kelly Foster:
“He doesn’t leave. But I must. I must go back to my cabin, and I must go alone. I close the door behind me on the way out, and I count out the minutes until dinner without even realizing I am counting them. Fifteen. Fifteen minutes in which I will not be seeing him and he will not be seeing me and we will not be listening to music. And that will be the measure I use to measure time for the next two months of camp. Thirty minutes till I see him. Thirty minutes since I saw him. Fifteen minutes until dinner. [Read more…]