Favorite quotations from today's reading.
"...that absorbed and inward look that only comes with whipped cream." Katherine Mansfield, "The Garden-Party"
"The effect of liberty to individuals is, that they may do what they please: we ought to see what it will please them to do, before we risk congratulations, which may be soon turned into complaints." Edmund Burke, On the Revolution in France
My poem " Phrasebook " has been published online in Ergon: Greek/American Arts and Letters .
Here's the poem I wrote and read for the student-organized International Day of Peace gathering in Bridge Square on Wednesday, Septembe...
The frontispiece from Countee Cullen's The Black Christ and Other Poems (1929). Illustration by Charles Cullen. Click to enlarge. On...
Two of my very brief essays were published online this summer. The first was the essay " Telephone ," which appeared in June in t...