A good bookshop is just a genteel Black Hole that knows how to read.
The New U.S. Poet Laureate
Rivers and mountains glide through my blood.
Cold pillow, bittersweet years.
In the near distance, a plane’s drone
rattles the windows.
Clear night. Wind like a predator
in the sharp grass of the past.
One of the reasons for this blog's on-again off-again hiatus is because I am involving myself deeply in writing a new, highly experimental piece of fiction.
Did You Know . . .?
The largest hotel suite in the world is located 22 stories under the surface in the Grand Canyon Caverns. One night for two people in this 65 million year old cave is $700.
On August 30, after a heated debate, the Senate confirmed Marshall's nomination by a vote of 69 to 11. Two days later, he was sworn in by Chief Justice Earl Warren, making him the first African American in history to sit on America's highest court.
WORD FOR TODAY
1. belonging or suited to polite society.
2. well-bred or refined; polite; elegant; stylish.
3. affectedly or pretentiously polite, delicate.
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The Olsen Twins collectively, are American actresses. The twins made their acting debut as infants playing Michelle Tanner on the television series Full House.
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Richard Thomas is an American actor, best known for his leading role as budding author John-Boy Walton in the CBS drama The Waltons.
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Ally Sheedy is an American film actress and author of two books. Following her film debut in 1983's Bad Boys, she became known as one of the Brat Pack group of actors in the films The Breakfast Club and St. Elmo's Fire. She is also known for her roles in WarGames, Short Circuit and High Art.
Genteel women suppose that those things do not really exist about which it is impossible to talk in polite company.