“I don’t seek epiphany—who would look to the common coot, Fulica americana, for omens or inspiration?—but I take delight in their presence…”

And so it goes, “Coots,” my single-sentence soliloquy – recently published in Whale Road Review. Here’s the rest…


About Alice Lowe

I am a freelance writer, avid reader and Virginia Woolfophile in San Diego, California. My personal essays have been published in more than 90 literary journals and can be followed on my blog: I have published essays and reviews about Virginia Woolf, including two monographs in the Bloomsbury Heritage Series published by Cecil Woolf Publishers, London: "Beyond the Icon: Virginia Woolf in Contemporary Fiction," and "Virginia Woolf as Memoirist."
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1 Response to Coots

  1. EVA PARSONS says:

    Wow!!! Loved the way you went from descriptive to sweetly personal…..! All in one ‘breath’! Thank you! Xxoo, E.

    Sent from my iPad


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