Robert Graves is one of my favourite poets and writers… I haven’t read any of his work for a while so maybe I should go back and look at it… I have a book of his poems behind me on the book shelf… He was born in 1895 and lived an extraordinary life. 175 more words
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It would be a long while because, quite simply, I was in love with New York. I do not mean “love” in any colloquial way, I mean that I was in love with the city, the way you love the first person who ever touches you and you never love anyone quite that way again.
On a Spring day that felt like Winter, I climbed the stairs to the second floor of Shakespeare and Company, the legendary Left Bank bookstore. It was the kind of day we call “smoggy” in Los Angeles, if only because smoggy days come more frequently than overcast ones. 847 more words