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Robert Penn Warren: “The self is never to be found, but must be created”

An uncentered day. I seem to be driven to finish something out of guilt instead of deliberately planning to do it, and I want to do something about it but I’m not sure where to begin. 520 more words

Journal

Willie Stark on the Stump

Watching clips of Trump in fall flight at a #MAGA rally reminded Adam of a scene in the classic film All The King’s Men, starring Broderick Crawford as Willie Stark. 84 more words

Dailies 4/8/18

Elizabeth Bishop – The Armadillo

For Robert Lowell

This is the time of year
when almost every night
the frail, illegal fire balloons appear.
Climbing the mountain height,
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Robert Penn Warren

But why should I lie here longer?
I am not dead yet …
And the world’s way is yet long to go,
And I love the world even in my anger, 23 more words

Excerpt

Robert Penn Warren: "Vision" (1922)

Robert Penn Warren (1905 –1989)

An American poet, novelist, and literary critic,  Robert Penn Warren won the 1947 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for his novel “All the King’s Men”, and the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1958 and 1979. 149 more words

Reading

Testy Delirium, Starring Robert Penn Warren and Great Granddaddy Moore

I’ve been trying to slow down, to be a better Buddhist, which means paying more attention, e.g., to things like the sway of sunlight and shadow on the bookcase to my right, what my friend Leopold Bloom would call “a phenomena.” 500 more words

Non-fiction

Christmas Gift | Short Story

Christmas Gift by Robert Penn Warren
Best American Short Stories of the 20th Century

Christmas Gift is a story about Sill Lancaster trying to find a doctor for his sister who is about to have a baby. 199 more words

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