A life's work is always unfinished and requires creativity till the day a person dies.

From The Paper Garden:  Mrs. Delany Begins Her Life's Work at 72 by Molly Peacock.

We make love better unobserved — not that we’d ever throw the new cats off the bed.

From "Our Minor Art" in The Second Blush by Molly Peacock.

The four illustrations on this page and the details throughout the website are from Alphabetique:  Tales in the Lives of the Letters by Molly Peacock with illustrations by Kara Kosaka, forthcoming in November, 2014 from McClelland & Stewart, Random House Canada.  Used with the permission of Kara Kosaka and the publisher.