Saturday, January 15, 2011

January 11, 1912

Flo's Diary:

Awaken by Mrs. Heacock coming over to start our fires at 10:30. Rather tired. Marcella and Ralph walk. Nell–Lewis and I start–but Nell finds it to cold so stops at her father's. Lewis and I continue. Come back and read "Chinytown Ballads." Go to bed early. 45° below.

Chinatown Ballads, by Wallace Irvin, 1906
Available here as a free download
Interesting reading - as I read the first poem, I found myself taking on a rap cadence–very weird!

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