Shackleton Found

By December 1911, the South pole was just another notch on Roald Amundsen's belt. Robert F. Scott, as we know, reached that awful place a month later, and then perished on the return. If you were a south polar explorer in 1914, all the good stuff had been claimed already. But Ernest Shackleton couldn't bear┬áto… Continue reading Shackleton Found

Summer writing camp: Update and new prompt

So... H and I both wrote poems for the first theme ("summer solstice") of our summer writing camp. She wrote a concise haiku about a confident, cinnamon-furred fox, dreaming under the moon. And I wrote a rambler about the solstice being both the start of summer and the start of the plunge into fall (I'm… Continue reading Summer writing camp: Update and new prompt