Book: The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Volume I, 1915-1919Author: Virginia WoolfPage 46, Tuesday 28 August, 1917Genre: DiaryPrompt from Charis Cotter "Leaves and swallows blown about in the field; garden dishevelled." I believe I will forever marvel at the way the on-goings outside my window delight me with theatrical nature shows. The birds alone are spectacular… Continue reading Prompt 4 – The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Volume I, 1915-1917
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… Continue reading Poem 340 Twenty-first Century Alternatives to the Opening Line of Mrs Dalloway
rocks In a daydream, Virginia and Ipaint rocks at river’s calm edge.I take the rocks home. Put them on the shelfbeside the stack of her words.She finds more rocks – puts them in her coat pockets.I wish I could have known her.Drowned her in love. I hope everyone is having an enjoyable long weekend. I'm… Continue reading Poem 144 – rocks
Tonight I will be reading at Mackenzie Hall with Carlinda D'Alimonte and Gord Grisenthwaite from 7pm-9pm as part of the By the River Reading Series. Thank you to Daniel and Emily Lockhart for organizing this series and for inviting me to be a part of it. I will be reading new poetry! Maybe I'll slide… Continue reading Reading Tonight! And…sink down.