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E.E. Cummings

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  • Kid food critic has the world on a plate

    Kid food critic has the world on a plate
    Elijah Knauer bounds into S'ghetti Eddie's as if on a mission, taking in the pinball, the family-style booths and — oh man — the spot on the menu that mentions the thing that begins with an "ice" and ends with a "cream." "Oooooh, they have...
  • Harry Crews dies at 76; Southern writer with darkly comic vision

    Harry Crews dies at 76; Southern writer with darkly comic vision
    Harry Crews, a rough-hewn Southerner who drew a keen following with novels that describe a Hieronymus Bosch landscape of grotesques — characters who are tossed into rattlesnake pits, walk on their hands, croon lullabies to a skull and literally...
  • What's in a name

    A reporter inquires about the way we refer to U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin, because his staff says that he prefers to be known as plain old Ben Cardin. (He's running for re-election.) Can we do that? Sure. We're easy. We accommodated Jimmy Carter and...
  • Rushworth M. Kidder dies at 67; ethics expert

    Rushworth M. Kidder dies at 67; ethics expert
    Rushworth M. Kidder, a former Christian Science Monitor columnist who taught and wrote books about ethics, died March 5 of natural causes in Naples, Fla. He was 67. His death was announced by the Institute for Global Ethics, the Rockport, Maine-based...
  • The clarinet stories of jazz player Ben Goldberg

     
    Catching up with jazz clarinetist Ben Goldberg and his Go Home combo....
  • Festival of Books: American poets make their debut on forever stamps

     
    The U.S. Postal Service made a special delivery Saturday at the L.A. Times Festival of Books' Poetry Stage: It rolled out the first-day issue of commemorative stamps dedicated to 20th century poets. The midday first-day issue ceremony drew an audience.......
  • John Cheever Biography Review: John Cheever's Nobel Struggle

    Blake Bailey does not make it easy for the casual reader of his gargantuan John Cheever biography. But those who persevere will be rewarded with a compelling portrait of a complicated and tortured author, some of whose stories are among the best ever...
  • Planted in the San Joaquin

    Planted in the San Joaquin
    In October 2002, a trim, white-haired poet named Don Thompson sat down in a farmhouse in the San Joaquin Valley and wrote a poem called "Turning Sixty." In it, he compared his birthday to the climb of "a few degrees on the thermometer" that "add up to the...
  • Hofstra: Scenes from a debate: Graffiti poem!

     
    We were posting a lot of vignettes from Hofstra in this space this morning. They've now been transferred over to a new, constantly refreshing spot on newsday.com's home page. You can link to them here or here to get......
  • Obamas on Easter: St. John's Episcopal

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with service President Barack Obama, his wife and two daughters attended Easter service this morning at St. John's Church, a favorite chapel of presidents past situated just across a sun-splashed, flowering park from the White......
  • When poetry goes bad, on purpose

     
    There is a certain anxiety around high art. What are those opera singers saying? Is that Giacometti sculpture a little unsettlingly skinny? Is Stockhausen supposed to sound this way? And if I don't like something, does that mean I don't......