Peter J. Atwood fiction

I like words, and more, words that are used well. This is where I collect them. Most I come across in the works of other authors, but on occasion I find some in the wild myself.


“And pity tires the heart.”

—Jillian Becker

Jillian Becker looked after Sylvia Plath and her children as her house guests just before the poet’s suicide.