writer’s wednesday [cunningham]

“Virginia awakens again. She is here, in her bedroom at Hogarth House. Gray light fills the room; muted, steel-toned; it lies with a gray-white, liquid life on her coverlet. It silvers the green walls. She has dreamed of a park and she has dreamed of a line for her new book – what was it? Flowers; something to do with flowers. Or something to do with a park? Was someone singing? No, the line is gone, and it doesn’t matter, really, because she still has the feeling it left behind. She knows she can get up and write.”

– Michael Cunningham, The Hours



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2 responses to “writer’s wednesday [cunningham]

  1. oh my gosh i love that.

  2. Nikki! Hello! How are you? Now this is a lovely quote. I love the symbolism of the color gray. “It silvers the green walls.” Lovely!

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