Nov 19 Sat

Four cords of wet wood arrived, unsawed. I burn the lengths in the Salon and when they are ends not lengths transfer them to other smaller fires.
Toothache all day.
Began a poem about pursuit & leisure.1
Dorothy's wood split in her carving.
Laura looked into our book about Poets again.

Editorial Notes

1Burned by Beryl Hodge at RG's request. See Nov. 21st entry. DW; eds.

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • Alan

    Hodge, Alan
    Oxford history graduate. Became close friends with LR & RG. First husband of Beryl Graves. CP & WG
  • Laura

    Riding, Laura
    (1901-91) American poet. Laura Riding (née Reichenthal; then Laura Gottschalk).
  • Dorothy

    Simmons, Dorothy
    Sculptor associated with the Graves-Riding inner circle (1938-39). Married to Montague Simmons. eds


    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935
    • Title: Poets [prose]
    • Author: Graves, Robert/ Riding Laura
    • Editor: Riding, Laura