Today’s prompt is a quote from Jean-Paul Sartre: “To read a poem in January is as lovely as to go for a walk in June.” As some of us wait for the snow to finish melting (hopefully), what better way to spend a morning or afternoon than with some poetry in front of a fireplace? … Continue reading Well-versed

When in Wales

Today’s prompt is: Hiraeth. Hiraeth is a really fantastic Welsh word that means longing for a time or place that no longer exist, or that perhaps never existed to begin with. There’s no real equivalent in English. I first encountered this word in a book by Robertson Davies, the great Canadian satirist. A Mixture of Frailties  is … Continue reading When in Wales