Tag Archives: POETRY

June 9, 1932

Thurs., 9  Morning devotions. Cloudy & chill. Too dark to sew on black. I do sew a little. Driftwind. Make a squash pie for dinner. Work on a poem, which Grace says isn’t good. It is so discouraging to be … Continue reading

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June 3, 1932

Fri., 3  Morning devotions. Rain last night. Henrietta comes to dinner. Bake bread & strawberry shortcake. Send a song poem to Phyllis Fergus. Dig some dandelions & look them over. During the process Mr. Hager calls.

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April 15, 1932

Fri., 15  Morning devotions.  Do the morning work & get dinner. My mocking-bird has surely gone. I have not seen him to-day. Return poems to Wightman F. Melton. Type a few for the book. Not feeling well. Grace goes down … Continue reading

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April 2, 1932

Sat., 2  Morning devotions, interrupted by Ruth’s departure in her car. She plans to stop with Anna to-night. It is terribly lonely.  The first few hours are the hardest. How I wish the girls & boys in this family would … Continue reading

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March 19, 1932

Sat., 19  Morning devotions. Dumas doing the work & finishing the ironing. Make an apple pie for tomorrow. Have a long nap after dinner, read the papers, mend a little. Clean & cook a chicken. Working on a poem. Snows … Continue reading

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March 16, 1932

Wed., 16  Morning devotions. Mansfield visible. Wind keen. Sun bright & I sit on the back porch to mend which is good & plenty. The bird much in evidence. Finish another version of his poems & enclose his picture to … Continue reading

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March 15, 1932

Tues., 15  Morning devotions. A bitter wind blowing after a cold night, remembering there is no snow.  Three books & poems on “Trees” from the Banner Press at Atlanta, Ga. & a letter from the editor of VerseCraft. Letters from … Continue reading

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