Monthly Archives: August 2011

Sam Menashe’s poetic diamonds

Sam Menashe has died. Poet minimalist, he fashioned jewel-like verse as small as four brief lines, rhyme and sense interlocking like a Chinese box. He lived like a poet, also. Amid a society where poets find refuge and succour in … Continue reading

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Drew Westen pinpoints key human need – tell stories, Obama!

Look at this cliche ridden piece by a psychology professor at Emory for a passable statement of why Presidents (and everybody else in dealing with others) should tell stories, What Happened to Obama?, which appeared on Sunday Aug 7 (that’s yesterday). … Continue reading

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