Ezra Pound had to be the most depressed person who ever got famous. Talk about a downer, wow. However, since today’s Daily Downer is the perfect opportunity to present this super depressing poem by Ezra Pound — and Garry’s picture… Read More ›
Day: July 31, 2015
A PHOTO A WEEK CHALLENGE: RECORDING HISTORY In one way or another, every picture we take records history, capturing a moment that will never be repeated. Garry’s parents wedding, 1941. Photographer unknown, moments caught forever.
Ignoring the minor detail that they aren’t words, but semi-English local dialect, “shoulda” “coulda” “woulda” perfectly describe the essence of the rapidly disappearing subjunctive tense — or as some modern grammarians prefer it, mood. All romance languages lavishly employ the subjunctive because it lets a… Read More ›