(1) The letter "W" is for Wickett's Remedy:
A book by Myla Goldberg telling of a young medical student whose
marriage went sort of caplooey, especially until the begging of WWI when his
wife became preoccupied by becoming a nurse.
Wickett, the young medical
student, went off the deep end by dropping out of med school and becoming a
medicine man. He invented his tonic and
called it Wickett's Remedy, which became
a magic cure-all for many ails.
Unfortunately not for their rocky marriage. I have not read the book but do have it on my reading list.
In my spine poem* below I used "Wickett's Remedy" for a subtitle, but more
importantly as a first line legal remedy for a bad person Caught up in his
The Garden of Evil;
Photo and Poem Copyright, © 2016, Jimmiehov
Today I am linked with
at The Imaginary Garden with Real Toads,
A poem composed of book titles, mine are
generally accompanied by a picture of them stacked up in order. I then leave the stack on a shelf or table
in the library. I doubt that many who see this will appreciate it one bit as a
poem. Sometimes they aren't much.
(2) This week's Favorite:
(3) Not in the prompt/request: I will be mostly 'out of pocket' for a couple of weeks but will return
your comments when I am able. Please
leave your comment as I would like to hear from you. To bad you won't be able to visit me.
To my old time readers, I am presently "in Jail".
The Fine Print:
- Teresa of Eden Hills, (click) is running this meme, Friday's Hunt. Her rules are: "Welcome to linkup for Friday’s Hunt. It’s very simple. Anyone can participate. The link opens at 7pm Central time and will close Sunday at 7pm, so you have plenty of time to enter."
Labels: Friday’s Hunt 2016, Jail, Poem, Senryū