Bliss Carman's Letters to Margaret Lawrence 1927-1929

Edited by D.M.R. Bentley

Assisted by Margaret Maciejewski

Letter 64

New Canaan, Connecticut

26 June 1928



Margaret, little brother is making frantic efforts to catch up with Uncle Time.

He has just plunked the paste brush into the ink pot!1 Not so good! Language followed! Apparently he was not geared for speed. He hopes to get away to the mountains on the first or second, however.



Same old place [—] Twilight Park, Haines Falls, N.Y.—as of yore and always your



  1. Carman may be suggesting that he has finished work on the "Oxford Book of Canadian Verse." In a letter of July 3 from Twilight Park, Haines Falls, he tells Samuel Bradley Gundy (see Letter 51 n.10) that "[t]he copy for ‘Canadian Verse’ went to you from New Canaan yesterday" (Letters 360). [back]