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Benton Harbor: A Man For Our Time

Steamship “City of Benton Harbor” Near St. Joseph/Benton Harbor, Michigan Lighthouse

For nearly two centuries, the legacy of Missouri’s Benton family has continued to spread. 1,239 more words


Susanna and the Elders -- Thomas Hart Benton

Susanna and the Elders, 1938 by Thomas Hart Benton (1889–1975)


A Black Cat Crossed the Road I Was Born On

So many have passed on.

The mailboxes keel over from the weight
Of the catalogues and almanacs
No one has claimed.

On my day off, I’ve thought… 328 more words


Time Forks Perpetually toward Innumerable Futures in One of Them I Am Your Enemy

I am going to die.

Friends who made good,
Friends who did not,
I am going
Down into the Egypt of your sex,
The lands of your mystery and death. 351 more words


The Prodigal Son

He has come home too late. Nobody has seen him from afar and run joyfully to meet him. There will be no forgiveness, no best robe, no ring, no “music and dancing”. 162 more words