14 Jul

… The unflattering sketch of Marie Antoinette above on the way to her execution was done by Jacques-Louis David, a Jacobin who had voted for […]

10 Jul

… When, in disgrace with fortune and men’s eyes, I all alone beweep my outcast state, And trouble deaf heaven with my bootless cries, And […]

10 Jul

… I am always amazed at the pace Robert Rhodes works. Every day he does something new. It almost seems impossible, sometimes even a little […]

7 Jul

… Walking back from Grand Street between Allen and the Bowery; some of the best shopping—my niece is coming. Bought some beautiful cut sunflowers. Stopped […]

30 Jun

… Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, […]

30 Jun

… June 11 I was visiting Basil and Martha King today and Basil invited me upstairs to see his studio. On entering, I promptly knocked […]

27 Jun

… Birches When I see birches bend to left and right Across the lines of straighter darker trees, I like to think some boy’s been […]

26 Jun

… … The only surviving letter of Willa Cather to Edith Lewis: … Sunday 4:30 P.M. [October 5, 1936] Shattuck Inn, Jaffrey, New Hampshire My […]

4 Jun

… About a month ago Ken Angel handed me a big blue box of poems; this box, it turns out, holds many poets whose work […]

31 May

… May 29 At the gym something a little strange just happened. I was doing some bicep work and looked up to see a t-shirt […]

31 May

… A noiseless patient spider, I mark’d where on a little promontory it stood isolated, Mark’d how to explore the vacant vast surrounding, It launch’d […]

31 May

… For years Ken Angel Davis has been documenting poets’ work by adding some color of his own. I want to begin showcasing some of […]