Lewis, Susan Victoire. “Cleaning House with the Vacuum Cleaner.” In Collected Verse of Susan Victoire Lewis. Ottawa, ON: Ru-mi-lou, [1929]. 19.

This author obviously grew up and attended school in Yarmouth, NS. In 1910, she wrote a poem entitled “The Call of the West,” a call she obviously heeded herself, as after 1918, her poems are signed in Calgary and her muse became western Canadian landscape and life.

Cleaning House with the Vacuum Cleaner