Wuhan Soundtrack: Louis Armstrong

The Wuhan Soundtrack- Louis Armstrong     But for real, for real, the real soundtrack here is the language I don't speak filling the air and swirling around me. I hear it like background music everywhere I go. Shit, it's background music even when people are speaking it in my face, even then I'm…Wuhan Soundtrack: … Continue reading Wuhan Soundtrack: Louis Armstrong

The Deep Roots of Writing – Aeon

On one level, those of us who write and read owe the state a debt of gratitude. The deep history of your poetic form, your contracts and your epitaph might lie in scrawls on a cave wall or lists of royal ancestors, some of them divine, but the achievement of unbound writing stems from the needs and prerogatives of government, in the end.