From Polar Caskets - fetched me - The Chimney - and the Hill - And just the Steeple's finger - These - never stir at all
Arts & Culture
There's more to this Sufi mystic than meets the eye.
Arts & Culture
"I think being an artist, you are in the business of telling it like it is," Aja Monet says.
It was the mid-1970s and Muhammad Ali was my new hero. To me, a grade-schooler, he was larger than life and yet so down-to-earth. My parents were in his inner circle, which gave me magical memories and personal insights on greatness.
His name is Carlos Andrés Gómez -- and he won't let you forget it.
Michael Madsen and His Filmmaker Mother, Elaine Madsen, on Quentin Tarantino, Her Newest Movie and Parenting
In this touching episode of The Dinner Party with Elysabeth Alfano, Michael and his Emmy-Award winning filmmaker mother, Elaine Madsen, join me at the Sunset Marquis in Los Angeles
At times, a story demands more credibility than we can muster, so we change some of the details to reconcile ourselves to
Abuelitas to the rescue!
The Flint that raised me is a city of legacy, the birthplace of the United Auto Workers and the first headquarters of General Motors (GM). The Flint that raised me was/is a dichotomy, like so many of us, going through life with a mesh of our best and worst qualities.
Harold Bloom has called you profoundly original and a "hallucinatory force" as a poet. How did you feel when you first found out that he singled you out as one of his favorite contemporary poets?
James Richardson is most recently the author of By the Numbers, which was a finalist for the 2010 National Book Award, and During, just published, which won the Poetry Society of America's Castagnola Prize for best book-in-progress. He teaches at Princeton University.
Success often depends on our ability to present a socially acceptable image. Ideally, our social image aligns with our authentic self or essence.
In cruising you carve out these intimacies from public spaces. All of Whitman's poems are about cruising. All of Whitman's poems are about walking through the crowded streets of Manhattan and finding that one person with whom he can have an intimate encounter which, even though it is fleeting, has an infinite significance.
"To be a Latina on a college campus is to be tired all the time."
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Without people, no language. Without language, no real thinking. Without thinking, no real feeling. Without a web of connectedness