Submitted by leah on Tue, 11/04/2008 - 3:37pm
Trust Walt Whitman to know what's important.
Courtesy of Robert Pinsky, a poet himself, and the Boston Globe, with a H/T to BarbinMD at Daily Kos:
ELECTION DAY, NOVEMBER, 1884
If I should need to name, O Western World, your powerfulest scene and show,
'Twould not be you, Niagara - nor you, ye limitless prairies - nor your huge rifts of canyons, Colorado, Read below the fold...
Submitted by leah on Wed, 03/21/2007 - 1:35pm
Submitted by leah on Mon, 03/19/2007 - 5:01pm
As promised here
we bring you the first installment of our Corrente attempt to bring to bear Molly Ivins' words on the week to week reality we now face, tragically without her actual presence in her midst. Read below the fold...
Submitted by leah on Wed, 03/14/2007 - 4:08pm
Submitted by leah on Tue, 01/30/2007 - 12:33pm
Most of you probably know that Molly Ivins has been battling breast cancer for years now. Some months ago, I noticed that Molly, in an appearance on C-SPAN, was wearing a cap, the kind of cap one might wear if one's hair had fallen out from something like radiation therapy. Read below the fold...