#thisweekinpoetry: Every week I look back at the past few days and try to find a poetic quote to match. Or maybe the other way around, I find good poetry and try to match the week with it. Whichever works. January 23 - 29 "Now is the winter of our discontent made glorious summer by this sun of York" From 'Richard III' by William Shakespeare So I took some poetic license. In this quote the speaker, our main man Richard III, isn't talking about an actual winter or an actual sun
Before 2014 I had never heard of Virginia City. After spending 3 weeks there on a residency in St. Mary's Art Centre it has become a part of me. Virginia City is a very special place, with such sights as 'The Suicide Table', 'The Bucket of Blood Saloon' and of course the wild horses that roam wherever they bloody well want... :) Is it any wonder that poetry happened? My first English chapbook, Ghosts of Old Virginny was inspired by my stay here. It's available now on Amazon.