Wall Street Journal drama critic Terry Teachout just published a post about how he balances his affection for the past with a thirst for the new, and it reminded me of this passage in Montaigne in Barn Boots (out in paperback just yesterday) (Teachout graciously consented to be quoted elsewhere in the book): In his autobiography…View post
I’ve written of him many times, but for those of you wondering about the Barry referenced in this poem from Eaux Claires, here is a well-written synopsis.
Did a quick, quiet, garage recording of the poem from the 37d03d MIXTAPE performance at Eaux Claires. Text and audio here.
This morning I fed the chickens, turned in an essay, and drove my young one to class in our old minivan. Back to the day-to-day. But the echoes left by these folks remain in my heart and in the air.