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Robert Penn Warren

And she drew my face down and pressed her lips against mine to stop my words. Her lips were cold, but they hung upon mine. I too was perfectly cold, as of mortal chill. 43 more words

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And the Oscar Goes to...All the King's Men

It took a while, but we finally reached the end of the 1940s. I’m thankful to say the decade is ending on a good, I might even say fantastic, note. 128 more words

Film Review

ALL THE KING'S MEN: Shotgun Politics and Transferral Blame

All the King’s Men (1946) by Robert Penn Warren

          Between the ages of 10 and 13, I went to LSU’s baseball camp every summer in Baton Rogue, Louisiana. 1,116 more words

Fiction

Defeating Amateurism: (Guest Muse, Robert Penn Warren)

Story Analysts, such as myself, often use the work “amateur” when writing about or discussing scripts. “This reads like an amateur script…” Or, “Such-and-such is clearly an amateur writer.” So, do we mean this in the pejorative sense?

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New BFF: Jack Burden from All The King's Men

Today I finished listening to All The King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren on audio book and I LOVED it. In fact, I knew even before I reached the end that it was going to go on my Favorites shelf. 275 more words

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Robert Penn Warren

[A]nd the world
Whirls green on a string, then
The leaves go quiet, wink
From their own shade, secretly.

Keep still, just a moment, leaves. 42 more words

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How our past lives in our present.

“You live through that little piece of time that is yours, but that piece of time is not only your life, it is the summing-up of all the other lives that are simultaneous with yours… What you are is an expression of history.” 657 more words

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