Book of Modern Prose

Modern Prose. Chosen & Arranged By Guy. N. Pocock M A. Made in Great Britain at The Temple Press, Letchworth, Herts. Last Reprinted 1940.

Book of Modern Prose

When I opened this small book up, the delicate fabric bookmark was pressed in between the pages. It felt as though it hadn’t been opened in decades. I love the blue colour of the fabric and also the pink pencil that was used to pencil in the corresponding embossed portrait on the front of the book.

This belonged to a relative of Mr. OP’s, although the prominent name throughout – Carl Bennett – was not a relative. He signed his name in three places, including the side. It’s too common a name to research and find out who he was.

Modern Prose. Again, something that lays claim to the term modern so easily finds itself out of date.

Book of Modern Prose

Book of Modern Prose

Status: It’s sort of a family heirloom, even though it didn’t belong to a relative? So untouchable by me.

Kill-ratio: 27:2 / ~14:1

Alt-title: Untitled Tome No. 252 For A Modern Free Spirit.

The customary shout out to Richard, and  John, for inspiring the Alt-Title Untitled post stuff, and to Ben for the jokes format.

It’s Sunday of the long weekend, and  the slippers have metaphorically won out over the to-do list. Although I walked a lot. In boots.
Saw the Buddha show at the Museum of Anthropology and walked with friends on the seawall. It was sunny all day. Perfect weather to inspire gratitude.