Tuesday 25 November 2014

The Crown Inn, Belfast, November 2014

The Crown Inn opened in 1826. I visited both nights I was in Belfast.

 The ceiling

My snug on the first night--all to myself!

Tuesday 18 November 2014

The Gwendolyn Brooks Illinois Poet Laureate Award, 1986

A local poet had given me the wrong rules for the Illinois Poet Laureate Award, but Brooks bent them for me....

As I was living in a home for pregnant girls when I received this telegram, sadly I didn't attend the ceremony.