Norman Levine

‘With your education, you could have been a doctor,’ Mona said.

‘It’s true,’ she said to Emily.

‘But I’m a writer,’ I said. ‘How many doctors has Canada got — thousands. How many writers? A handful. It’s easier to be a doctor than a writer..’

– Norman Levine

“Why Do You Live So Far Away?”

Published in Champagne Barn (Penguin Books, 1984)

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