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Sure on this shining night

Sure on this shining night

Sure on this shining night
not a shadow not a sound
and love lies west of me
as the earth tips into winter… 61 more words


James Agee--"Enter the Ford: lost chapters from A Death in the Family" (Harper's, December 2007)

SOUNDTRACK: JESSE BOYKINS III-“4 U 2 B Free” (Field Recordings, October 8, 2014).

This Field Recording [Jesse Boykins III Breaks It Down] starts with a lot of ambient noise–a giant overhead fan–which I thought might be an interesting component to the song.  1,060 more words


How To Write Mesmerizing Prose

For Writers Wanting To Improve Their Craft

Writers can learn many important, specific, things from other writers who are more experienced, skilled, talented, and knowledgeable. The three writers described here, a taste of whose beautiful work is included below, were masterfully gifted, serious craftsmen. 2,016 more words

Artists And Writers

Books in Dialogue

Incredible. I’ve probably mentioned before the semi-transcendent thrill I get when two books I happen to be reading at the same time end up having a sort of conversation with each other. 660 more words

The Fraught Privilege of Judgment

Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: it’s been on my shelf for years, lying unopened that entire time under the misguided assumption that this was a documentation of devastation funded by the Works Progress Administration. 670 more words