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“People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.”
― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird
to see a mockingbird's
and hear the echo
of a frog's croak
(tanka=Japanese genre based on: (short, long, short,long, long lines)
Imaginary Garden with Real Toads
Nelle Harper Lee was born on 28 April 1926 and celebrates her 87th birthday today. Certainly she needs no introduction. Her magnum opus, To Kill a Mockingbird, has sold over 30 000 000 copies world wide and was voted the 'Greatest Novel of all Time' in a poll conducted in 2008
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Harper Lee is our source of inspiration on this Sunday. With no further instructions or restrictions I ask you to focus your writing on a theme, quote, character or personal experience related to To Kill a Mockingbird, in any form you choose.
For a list of quotes visit theGoodreads page.