Monthly Archives: July 2012

His Daddy’s Failure

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On Your Marx, Get Set, Go

Lessons From The Left: What Is To Be Done by ANDREW LEVINE “These days, comparatively beneficent capitalist states, the kind that still survive in much of western and northern Europe look pretty good from over here, notwithstanding the unrelenting efforts … Continue reading

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What Kind of Trees Are These By Adrienne Rich “There’s a place between two stands of trees where the grass grows uphill and the old revolutionary road breaks off into shadows near a meeting-house abandoned by the persecuted who disappeared … Continue reading

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For Example

For Example November 23, 1963 “Sometimes you meet an old man whose fist isn’t clenched blue-white. Someone like that old poet whose grained palm once travelled the bodies of sick children. Back in the typed line was room for everything: … Continue reading

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Family Values: The Bridgrooms of Indiana

“Titled “It Could Happen To You,” the clip contains heartwarming anecdotes about the relationship between Shane Bitney Crone and Tom Bridegroom, who were committed to one another for six years. “We started a business, owned a home and traveled the … Continue reading

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Driveway

The white screen-door, With olive cracks In worn pentimento Opens when—- Nudges At the smudged spot— The shiny place On the old brass handle, Locking or releasing Unto— The granite porch, Which, everyday, Leads down To sunken rounds of stone, Unto— The granite porch, Which, everyday, Leads down To sunken rounds of stone, Buried in the tufted grass Calling up the driveway. In ruts gone deep To the earthy bone, Rocks seep up From down, Raising ground And Making compact It’s keep. Deep in rain The colored ones, Little pebbles From the stream, In reds, blues, greens and cream, Tumble along The rainbow drain. Larger ones Worn smooth By the adagios Of wheels. … Continue reading

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Days Of Destruction

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