Born to Read

Born to read. How boring is that? You could have been: Born to Be Wild Born to Be Bad Born to Lose Born in a Trunk Born Again Born Before the Wind Born to Run Rock and roll is the universal elixir the alchemists sought. Most US kids know the formula, share autobiographical characteristics, the…

The Happy Humanists of Main Street (a Fragment)

The Happy Humanists of Main Street (a Fragment): College Humanities now post their letters from Desolation Row. Yet on Main Street, the happy humanists go about their business. Lawrence, the locksmith, time on his hands, having just come back from unlocking Mrs. Tenderness’s pick-up truck, for the third time this week, so she wouldn’t be…