Number of official panels attended: 7 plus the keynote address
Number of those panels which were readings: 3
Number of offsite events attended: 3, depending on what you count and depending on what happens tonight
Number of books bought or taken for free at the
Number of my own chapbooks sold, traded, or given: 11 so far
Number of meals eaten in restaurants: 2 so far
Number of bloggers I have gotten to meet in person: I can't count that high!
Number of poets I've hugged: I can't count that high x 2!
Number of free drinks imbibed: [redacted]
Number of people seen Trying Way Too Hard: [redacted]
Number of people seen looking glazed and overwhelmed: all of them, at some point!
Number of hours left before I have to check out of this room at the Hilton with the extremely comfy bed: 17
Number of bizarre dreams dreamed in said aforementioned extremely comfy bed: 0, actually
Number of new poems drafted: 4 (I know, I'm shocked too)
Number of "f-bombs" dropped in one of those poems: 10 (12 if you count the epigraph)
Tonight I'm headed for the Jeffrey McDaniel/ Susan Somers-Willett/ Patricia Smith reading. If you're at AWP and you don't know what to do tonight, this oughta be a good one!