have been speeded up. From here to Dallas, five hours
by train, on Sunday. Monday two hours more to a large
womenís College at Denton1
for a reading that night. Then by train from there at
midnight to Oklahoma City, changing cars and lines twice,
the last part of the trip being over the roughest kind
of line in the worst kind of car, from four to nine
a.m when I reached Oklahoma City, and fell into a taxi
without shave or lave or breakfast, to be hurled out
to the University2
15 miles away for a reading at ten. Arrived with a minute
to spare. Huge audience, but I had enough left to hold
them, praise be! Then back here for a day and expecting
to go on to San Antonio to-night.
have readings on the 28, 29, 30, and 2nd.3
After that I donít know yet, but hardly expect more.
After that I shall be pointed East.
cannot make New Mexico and Sanata Fe [sic] the beautiful,
but I want to see San Antonio, said to be the most interesting
I must go to a Thanksgiving luncheon.
that is left
State College for Women, founded in 1901. [back]
City University, a co-educational institution founded
in 1911. [back]
Letters 40 and 41. [back]