My essay “Own-Self Little Unstandard Sounds: The Music of Free Verse” is in the new issue of Magma, edited by Rob Mackenzie and Kona Macphee . . .
Sunday, May 20, 2012
"Exaggerated respect for athletics, an excess of coarse impressions which the complications of life through the technical discoveries of recent years has brought with it, the increased severity of the struggle for existence due to the economic crisis, the brutalization of political life -- all these factors are hostile to the ripening of the character and the desire for real culture, and stamp our age as barbarous, materialistic and superficial."
Albert Einstein, The World As I See It