On Writing

Poem 340 Twenty-first Century Alternatives to the Opening Line of Mrs Dalloway

Twenty-first Century Alternatives to the Opening Line of Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

Mrs Dalloway said she would buy the batteries (for her vibrator) herself.
Mrs Dalloway said they would attend the protest themself.
Mrs Dalloway said he would cook dinner himself.
Mrs Dalloway said she would get the vaccination herself.
Mrs Dalloway said they would judge the case themself.
Mrs Dalloway said he would wear the yellow dress himself.
Mrs Dalloway said she would plant the seeds herself.
Mrs Dalloway said they would vote themself.
Mrs Dalloway said he would raise the child himself.
Mrs Dalloway said she would lead the country herself.
Mrs Dalloway said they would go off-grid themself.
Mrs Dalloway said he would cut his hair himself.
Mrs Dalloway said she/they/he would.
Mrs Dalloway is


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