Bob Dylan, "Tangled Up in Blue" "And every one of them words rang true and glowed like burning coal, pouring off of every page, like it was written in my soul."

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Best books of 2019

Best books of 2019

The best books of 2019 Moby Dick by Herman Melville Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil by Hannah Arendt The Souls of Black Folks by W.E.B. DuBois Job: A New Translation by Edward L. Greenstein...

Poem: Lamentations Road

Poem: Lamentations Road

Lamentations Road By Patrick T. Reardon Lamentations Road runs past Judge Westcott’s mansion, out to Weed Hollow where a dead mule rots, a pestilence of flies, while I rock in the sun, another broken part of the machine. The Adolphus Smythe...

Poem: “Make”

Poem: “Make”

Make By Patrick T. Reardon In summer, the father grilled hot dogs with his white t-shirt off, skin burning. In fall, he tolled novenas. After snow melt, the whitened bones of a gnawed bird, chaos of feathers. Can you taste the beckoning? In...