Tag Archives: John Keats

How much solitude do writers need?

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how much solitude is ideal for writers. In part, this is an ongoing problem for me because there is this constant conflict between how much time I spend creating (pondering ideas and punching … Continue reading

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Ode to Indian summer: reading John Keats’s “To Autumn”

The extended summer we’ve been experiencing in Vancouver reminded me of my favourite Keats poem, “To Autumn”. He wrote the poem on September 19, 1819, so I’m a few days late posting it here. As I reread the poem, I … Continue reading

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