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So tonight, as I was reading The Complete Compleat Enchanter (Pratt and Sprague de Camp’s novellas Set in varied mythic landscapes), I found that the evening’s story Was set in the Kalevala — That’s the epic poem of Finland, Just in … Continue reading
Back before the blog, I discovered a band called The Red Button. I reviewed their second album for an online magazine in 2011, but while I liked it, I thought the first album was amazing. It was in heavy rotation … Continue reading
Once again, we remember. For Sgt. James Michial Moore, USA, KIA, Vietnam, and those before and after. Archibald MacLeish was an ambulance driver and artilleryman in World War I, and his brother, a naval aviator, was killed in 1918. This poem appeared … Continue reading
As I mentioned in my previous entry, a poem my dad wrote was published in an anthology of high school poems in 1962, Dad’s senior year at Hume-Fogg in Nashville. But as I looked at my shelves, I realized that … Continue reading
My break is almost done — the Summer term begins on Tuesday, and will run until nearly the end of June. As a bonus, I appear to have acquired a cough, which will no doubt enhance my lecturing skills to … Continue reading
I woke up this morning (Ba DAH dah dah DUM), and as I tend to do after clearing the cobwebs from my head, I checked my e-mail. In the midst of the usual stuff, there was a note from the … Continue reading