Finally, we’re into the verses where the originals were working a bit to scan properly. As a result, the pressure is off me.

On the 6th day of Christmas
Canada gave to me
Writers a-writing
High sugar treats
Athletic stars
Far northern sites
And a nation, bounded by seas.

Think of Robertson Davies.

Stephen Leacock.

Alice Munro.

Richard Wagamese.

Pierre Berton.

And Mordechai Richler.


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2 Responses to Sixth

  1. Tom Watson says:

    Yep. Good writers all. And not to forget another writer of a different ilk: Stuart McLean.

    • Isabel Gibson says:

      Tom – Indeed. There are really too many for this sort of summary. You could do a whole song just about writers. Or singers. Or . . .

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