Posts Tagged: Maya Angelou

Toni Takes Flight: In Memoriam

We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. that may be the measure of our lives. “IF YOU SURRENDERED TO THE WIND, YOU COULD RIDE IT” Toni Morrison set loose in me a fire of

Toni Takes Flight: In Memoriam

We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. that may be the measure of our lives. “IF YOU SURRENDERED TO THE WIND, YOU COULD RIDE IT” Toni Morrison set loose in me a fire of

Created Creative: For Mama Maya

I credit Dr. Maya Angelou as being one of my first influences in literary culture (after Dickens) and certainly as a gateway drug into the dervish dance that is the world of the arts. She is oft quoted as having

Created Creative: For Mama Maya

I credit Dr. Maya Angelou as being one of my first influences in literary culture (after Dickens) and certainly as a gateway drug into the dervish dance that is the world of the arts. She is oft quoted as having

“Whosoever Sows Desire…”

“Whosoever sows desire harvests oppression” – Karl Marx   No, I have not read Marx’s Theses on Feuerbach (or The German Ideology for that matter), though I really should. I am quoting from Muriel Barbery’s deliciously heady novel, The Elegance of The Hedgehog, which

“Whosoever Sows Desire…”

“Whosoever sows desire harvests oppression” – Karl Marx   No, I have not read Marx’s Theses on Feuerbach (or The German Ideology for that matter), though I really should. I am quoting from Muriel Barbery’s deliciously heady novel, The Elegance of The Hedgehog, which