Sporty Writers, etc.
September 2, 2011 by The Neighbourhood
From FlavorWire, Strangely Intriguing Photos of Authors Playing Sports:
Who knew Ernest Hemingway was so adorable??
A while ago, FlavorWire ran a similar article on literary greats in their bathing suits. Again, the best picture is Hemingway fishing:
Secret's out, Ernie, we know how cute you are.
From CommonDreams.org: Fear Inc.: Funding the Haters:
An in-depth report from the Center for American Progress shows that over $42 million from seven right-wing foundations has helped fan the flames of anti-Muslim hate in America. More here and here.
WBEZ91.5‘s Achy Obejas reminisces about an interview with Jorge Luis Borges, in which Borges offers some lovely meditations on blindness and literary memory:
“Reading poetry, when you’re greatly moved, that endears the words and they stick,” he said. “You only remember things that you really care for.”
From Letters of Note, a letter from Jack Kerouac to Lucien and Francesca Carr, aptly titled “Burroughs has gone insane.”
I sit with him in elegant French restaurant & he spits out his bones like Mr. Hyde and keeps yelling obscene words to be heard by the continental clienteles — (like he done in Rome, yelling FART at a big palazzio party)
And lastly, a little typography with your poetry: