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E.E. Cummings

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  • 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......
  • 'Brothers & Sisters': The wedding that wasn't

     
    From the very start of last night's episode of "Brothers & Sisters," Justin's and Rebecca's wedding looked destined for doom. Its original location, Hawaii, was in danger of being ravaged by a hurricane, forcing plans to be readjusted and postponed.......
  • Forgotten treasures of the last century, from 25 writers

     
    In 1999, the L.A. Times asked dozens of writers to look back at the prior century and share books they considered lost treasures -- books they loved that had slipped out of sight. Although the authors were formidable -- including......
  • Natalie Merchant sings poetry. But does that make it new and improved?

     
    Natalie Merchant on Tuesday releases the album "Leave Your Sleep," 26 poems set to music. She's been working on the project for six years and will bring it to Los Angeles on April 20. She previewed the tracks in a......
  • A free story from Nathanael West

     
    Although Nathanael West was not a well-known writer in his time, he wrote two lasting novels -- "The Day of the Locust" and "Miss Lonelyhearts" -- before he was killed in a car crash in 1940 (he was on his......
  • Natalie Merchant performs 'Leave Your Sleep' tonight at Orpheum

     
    Natalie Merchant spent six years making “Leave Your Sleep,” a time frame more associated with writing a book than making an album. But it’s a fitting length of time for a two-disc set that adapts the poetry of e.e. cummings,......
  • Paul Coates and Matt Weinstock, Dec. 10, 1960

     
    Dec. 10, 1960: Matt Weinstock has the story of English instructor James Durbin, who read poems to USC’s English Club without disclosing the poets' names. The works were written by Jack Kerouac, Gregory Corso, Ezra Pound, e.e. cummings and a......