I am in a major first romance. I am 36 years old: a stock-taking point in life. A point at which you begin to understand the broad contours of the things you will and will not have: the career as it has taken shape, the dreams as they have fallen away, the places you have visited but will probably never see again. Via The Farmer General, read more
Monthly Archives: July 2013
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I’m taking an excellent class at Poets House right now, led by the inimitable Dr. Emily Moore. We’re all teachers in there and are exploring poetry in its many forms and guises with an eye to the classroom. I’m loving the many exercises and the chance to think as a teacher by first working like a student, going through my sonnet and enjambment paces.
We can think more and better, or worse or even, perhaps, differently, if not a bit sadly today about Ernest Hemingway.
If we think of him at all.
It was on this day in 1961 that Hemingway committed suicide in Ketchum, Idaho.