Sarah Emma Edmonds Haiku

Pa forcing marriage? Sign up for Union Army. It's the only way. And now, it's time for Crossdresser Week. Our first entry provides us with some Canadian representation in the form of Sarah Emma Edmonds, Union soldier and spy. Edmonds was born in New Brunswick in 1841, and immediately proved a disappointment to her father … Continue reading Sarah Emma Edmonds Haiku

Astor Place Riot Haiku

Chill out, drama geeks. Find calming play, like football Or Monopoly. Actor Week continues with the American Edwin Forrest and the British William Charles Macready - or rather, what happened when shit got real between the two. May 10, 1849. Forrest and Macready were performing in rival productions of Macbeth at the Broadway Theater and … Continue reading Astor Place Riot Haiku