Blank Verse? “Very Blank,” Said Father is a short memoir, appearing in the Winnipeg Evening Tribune in December 1921, about Montgomery’s growth as a poet, culminating in her first published poem, “On Cape Le Force.” Montgomery’s “Scrapbook of Reviews” includes an unidentified and undated clipping of a slightly different version of this piece, entitled “My Greatest Moment.” It is reprinted in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 1: A Life in Print.
Montgomery, L.M. “Blank Verse? ‘Very Blank,’ Said Father.” Winnipeg Evening Tribune, 3 December 1921, Magazine Section, 3. Also, with minor variations, as “My Greatest Moment,” unidentified and undated clipping (ca. 1921), in Montgomery, “Scrapbook of Reviews,” 195.