Tag Archives: poets

Fall Down Seven, Stand Up Eight!

 

1795751_10202513949156043_964521703827477913_n

Eastern tiger swallowtail on Lobelia (image by author)

 

Writing is like lying down in the road and asking people to stop and look at you, and today, I got run over.”

This line, spoken by the young Lawrence Durrell, is from the PBS production of “The Durrells In Corfu”. Lawrence has just hosted a public reading to celebrate an early piece of his writing and no one, other than a confused and elderly man unknown to him and a small cadre of close family, attends.

Continue reading

Advertisements

9 Comments

Filed under Uncategorized