June 25, 2020

“Desire” by Alice Walker

Desire My desireis always the same; wherever Lifedeposits me:I want to stick my toe& soon my whole bodyinto the water.I want to shake out a fat broom& sweep dried leavesbruised blossomsdead insects& dust.I want to… Continue Reading

June 19, 2020

“The Mask” by Maya Angelou

The Mask We wear the mask that grins and lies. It shades our cheeks and hides our eyes. This debt we pay to human guile With torn and bleeding hearts… We smile and mouth the… Continue Reading

June 12, 2020

“June Wind” by Wendell Berry

June Wind Light and wind are running Over the headed grass As though the hill had Melted and now flowed . Wendell Berry, 1934- © 2001 Wendell Berry Photo by averie woodard on Unsplash Continue Reading

June 5, 2020

Prince in 1977: Photos of his Purpleness Before the Fame

Prince in 1977: Photos of his Purpleness Before the Fame The year was 1977. At the time, a 19-year-old kid named Prince Rogers Nelson was a complete unknown. No record contract. No hit singles. He’d… Continue Reading

June 5, 2020

24 Thoughts on Life from Werner Herzog

Modern audiences might know him best for his guest shot in the Disney Plus Star Wars spinoff series The Mandalorian, but decades before that the notorious Werner Herzog was building a substantial body of film… Continue Reading

June 5, 2020

“Truth” by Gwendolyn Brooks

Truth And if sun comes How shall we greet him? Shall we not dread him, Shall we not fear him After so lengthy a Session with shade? Though we have wept for him, Though we… Continue Reading