The righteous rage is all within you, and the roads along which to spend that rage to be the difference you hope to see in the world -- are all before you. And you are young, and foolish enough to believe in the possible.
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We're in for a wild ride the next few years. Some really great operas are going to be produced. The Great Dream is coming true.
Yaddo, in Saratoga Springs, New York, is more than America's most prestigious artist retreat: it is a testament to one couple's determination to transubstantiate loss into works of art.
Mindful of Paul Valery's painfully true contention that "Love is being stupid together," how about ten poems and ten paintings that celebrate the art of being stupid together? Come on, just this once.
Among Democratic loyalists, reflexive support for the latest line from the administration has made it easier for Obama to move rightward.
With apologies to every proper Villanelle ever written.
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