Voice Work

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Today’s Prompt: Your blog is about to be recorded into an audiobook. If you could choose anyone — from your grandma to Samuel L. Jackson — to narrate your posts, who would it be?

I couldn’t think of anyone at first. Needed a woman with an American accent.

Sylvia Plath

Then another blogger was talking about Sylvia Plath. Sylvia Plath was a gifted poet but an emotional disaster, and she committed suicide at the age of 32. I loved her voice. If she had lived, she would be 84 today; she could still be writing! What a loss.   But since she is gone, I tried to think of someone else.

Mariska-Hargitay---actresses-over-50

Possibly, Mariska Hargitay, because I love her breathy voice. But it’s not really me.

kathleen-turner

Then I thought of Kathleen Turner. She would be good. She looks more like me, too.  Though I don’t look as good as she does.  But it’s the voice that matters here.

 

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Published by ahiggins2013

poet, birder, senior citizen, cancer survivor, Catholic sister. Eight books of poetry published: At the Year’s Elbow, Mellen Poetry Press 2000; Scattered Showers in a Clear Sky, Plain View Press 2007; chapbooks: Pick It Up and Read, Finishing Line Press 2008, How the Hand Behaves, Finishing Line Press 2009, Digging for God, Wipf and Stock 2010, Vexed Questions, Aldrich Press 2013, Reconnaissance, Texture Press 2014, and Life List, Finishing Line Press, 2015.

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