To the Writer Who Wants to Write But Life is a Little Too Much in the Way . You are a writer because you want to write. You are a writer despite life being a little too much in the way. Find a big dose of encouragement for writers in this post!
Clive James: "The room was originally designed so that I might retire into it like a Victorian man of letters, suck on a pipe and languidly inscribe a few thoughts in a velvet covered diary with a gold clasp.
This is the view from a window at theHomestead of the poet Emily Dickinson. It has been recreated as part of an exhibit about her gardens at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx. It's a lovely exhibit.