[in Just-] (Spring is here!) ee cummings

  in Just- spring          when the world is mud- luscious the little lame balloonman   whistles          far          and wee   and eddieandbill come running from marbles and piracies and it’s spring   when the world is puddle-wonderful   the queer old balloonman whistles far          and             wee and bettyandisbel come dancing   from hop-scotch and jump-rope […]

Read More [in Just-] (Spring is here!) ee cummings

In Memoriam, Christopher Hitchens … some marvelous quotes

ON HYPOCRITES “Nothing optional—from homosexuality to adultery—is ever made punishable unless those who do the prohibiting (and exact the fierce punishment) have a repressed desire to participate.” 2007 ON CATS & DOGS “Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you […]

Read More In Memoriam, Christopher Hitchens … some marvelous quotes