Now, your poems are inspired by Virginia Woolf, Priyanka! You are a prolific reader, my dear. It's been decades since I read any of her work - you are inspiring me to revisit what I've read before or tackle something by her that I haven't read. Ah, but I must wait until semi-retirement kicks in.

The sketch is so rustic and folksy - I am envious. I can't even draw a stick figure.

And, yes, this was a creative response to the Solo prompt because readers and writers are so often solo. Even those who hung out in Parisian cafes had their long hours alone tormented by the words in their heads.

I was always a writer but lived in a bookkeeper’s body before I found Medium and broke free — well, almost. Working to work less and write more.

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