Donaldson, Elizabeth. “The Winter Firmament.” Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada 29 (1935): 4.

This author is a bit of an enigma. We know that some of her poetry is mixed in with other clippings in Dorothy Choate Herriman’s papers at Trent University; we know that her relatives have a stash of unpublished poems, but are unsure which Elizabeth Donaldson in their family history was the poet; we know that she lived at one point at 529 Hillsdale Avenue East, in Toronto; we know that she contributed to the Toronto Star, Canadian Poetry Magazine, Canadian Bookman, and this poem to the Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada… but still, we can’t discover who she really was…

The Winter Firmament