"I love all men who dive."
(Melville, of Emerson)
on the country. Jefferson slept with Sally Hemings. Washington’s teeth were wood but didn’t stand up. No sunshine patriot he. Jefferson rode his horse away from Monticello rather than be taken prisoner: how cowardly! Martha was barren as I recall, and I don’t even read, let alone history, the only country left
Obama says it’s his fault. Should’ve tried harder to schmooze with the opposition, who for two years did nothing but everything to drive him from office. Two years
To read, wipe off the dust and shake the webs from the pages of Emerson, Melville.Why not
I never give up.
Neither do you.
(3 November 2010)