Posts tagged "little edie beale"

"The line between the past and the present": What I DON'T want to know then what I know now, and why it matters (Blogapalooz-Hour: Volume XXXII)

"The line between the past and the present": What I DON'T want to know then what I know now, and why it matters (Blogapalooz-Hour: Volume XXXII)
A man saunters into the booth next to me in a restaurant, sliding a piece of soiled white paper across the table to my trembling hands. All month I’ve known this was coming, like the fabled menstrual cycles of old. The man’s hands were rough, coated with sawdust, and his beard was, well, let’s say a... Read more »

When Steven Met Little Edie or "The S-T-A-U-N-C-H Road Not Taken"

When Steven Met Little Edie or "The S-T-A-U-N-C-H Road Not Taken"
Robert Frost’s immortal poem The Road Not Taken is one of the most sensuous poems in our lexicon, bristling with beauty and the specific joy of living. That being said, it’s also one of the most misquoted poems in the world, as evidenced by this example: The most quoted part of this poem reads as... Read more »