Day 14 NaPoWriMo2017

Two full weeks and today a prompt for just four lines of biography. Instructions are to keep it silly and light. Well, mine has a slightly mordant cast to the snapshot biography of a childhood shero. I was fascinated by that entire Concord crowd, a nexus of creative thinking and activism.  Transcendentalism and its utopianism fascinated me.  I still hanker for the pet who will perfectly fit the name Zenobia, from a character in Blithedale Romance.

It tickled me no end when my cousin’s genealogy researches on revealed that I am an eighth cousin of the author of Eight Cousins.

Louisa May Alcott


Transcendental wild oats aside

Hard to fault a saintly Marmee

Write an absent father story

Keeping our Bronson well alibied.


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