One of the jobs of poetry is to make the unbearable bearable, not by falsehood, but by clear, precise confrontation. – Richard Wilbur — The Paris Review (@parisreview) November 30, 2010 – Posted using BlogPress from my iPad
“What can be asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence.” via Christopher Hitchens: ‘You have to choose your future regrets’ | interview | Books | The Observer.
But not too big of a lull. Last night, after a marathon not-quite-all-day bout of reading, I finished Robert Graves‘ I, Claudius. Not only did the action and characters in the book carry me along quite effortlessly, I was also refreshed by reading about a political climate that is even more poisonous (literally) than ours today — the one that existed two thousand years ago in Rome. Therefore, our political climate is not, in fact, […]
I hope that everyone out there is having a quality Thanksgiving!
I was wrong. The active ingredient in dry-scalp shampoos is not psilocybin. It's salicyclic acid. An understandable mistake. — Erik Kennedy (@thetearooms) November 24, 2010 – Posted using BlogPress from my iPad
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“Why are we here?,” [William S.] Burroughs asked. “We’re here to go.” — via Rolling Thunder Revisited.