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Bust them and they’ll stay busted but buy ’em and you can’t tell how long they’ll stay bought.

-Robert Penn Warren

All -the King’s Men


"When you get born your father and mother lost something out of themselves."

In writing a 2/20/18 column for Late Last Night Books online magazine, I included the quote, above and below, from Robert Penn Warren’s All the King’s Men. 249 more words

Autobiographical Memory

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


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

About The Books

"Ethos": A Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed By Jay Worsley (2018)

“Ethos” is a Cinematic Poem Aerial Short Film Featuring Excerpts from “True Love” by Robert Penn Warren and “Song” by Allen Ginsberg Directed By Jay Worsley. 164 more words

Cinematic Poems

Olympic Thoughts in the Bluegrass

Olympic thoughts for my friends in Frankfort.


Korea’s historic anthem.

Very cool and mightily moving.


In Kentucky, we have artists as well, and they have things to say. 204 more words