Sunday, May 01, 2005
for the Rest of Us
...Fifty years ago,
schoolchildren memorized Emily Dickinson and the taffy-sweet quatrains
of Marlowe and Burns and Lovelace. Poetry was easy and portable
popular entertainment, the iPod of literacy.
Whatever happened to poetry, anyway?
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Sand: Dear Students
... good advice for all... not just college
folks...About the emails.
When you are asking someone to A) consider that they have made
a mistake, or B) grant you a favor for some particular reason,
it is best to be civil...
course, I will be happy to consider possible errors in grading,
even if they are subjective in nature, but you will have to make
your case on intellectual grounds, not emotional. It may surprise
you to know that I would prefer a gradeless system, but I suspect
that most of you, like the university & like our society at large,
would find that unacceptable...
the whole piece
...Technically, 'the illusional art of anamorphosis,
[is] a method of visual distortion whereby an image is presented
in a confused or hidden form. When looked at from a different
angle or in a curved mirror, the distorted image appears in normal
Saturday, April 30, 2005
... on poetry power flight...
OS X 10.4 Tiger
... via a
... & wondering what mac will seem to me when i eventually
migrate into the 21st century... away from this blueberry G3
Friday, April 29, 2005
From The Scale
... written in & edited by erin
gots a good review from pubweekly
carmel walkathon this morning... cool
but bright and everyone was in a pretty good mood because no one
was in class but all were out walking round and round the grounds
at st. mary of the lake seminary. i stood and stamped them as
they came by. then i came home and fiddled... with stuff...
Thursday, April 28, 2005
... was yesterday... how could i have missed
it? (via land mammal
... well... i guess we'll celebrate the next time one is ... delivered
To read poetry is to enjoy a mimetic
gesticulation towards the thought process, to demand from it alternatives
to ordinary remembering and comprehension. In this elusive, decorous
and ceremonial absence of significant reportage, history is a
minor character in a timeless masque enacted in the evolving theater
of language. ... nick piombino "writing and remembering"
Wednesday, April 27, 2005
Tuesday, April 26, 2005
over there in Heaven
we get great courses like GLASSPO*4304 BEGINNING HOT GLASS
Monday, April 25, 2005
and o... just about ready to send off
the next batch of fyp stuff... i know yr beside yrself with anticipation...
just cool yr jets... it's coming
there's always the weather... this morning
it was a good walk in chilly air... we saw the moon hanging way
low down over the end of mckinley avenue... full and low... we
saw some deer... a small female and three young ones... they walked
into the thick brush... then came a day inside without weather...
but now i hear rain onthe window... i look but there's none...
wind... i guess
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