Jessica Mitford Haiku

Blackest nightmares of Funeral directors spring From counting red sheep. On my family tree, you can find my Great Grandfather Frank Lewis and his brother Austen. Both scarpered from their upper class British family to make it in North America. The former worked his way across as a stoker and become a union man while … Continue reading Jessica Mitford Haiku

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Nellie McClung Haiku

Sad your stupid words Were twisted, thrown back at you? Cry more, punk premier. Today on Ehler's Choice Week, Nellie McClung! Canadian suffragette and another pick from my sainted mother. Women of other countries attained the vote through hardship, long and bitter campaigns, and the occasional threats of violence. Women of Canada caught their foot … Continue reading Nellie McClung Haiku