We must concentrate not merely on the negative expulsion of war but the postive affirmation of peace.
I was at a benefit for some imprisoned students in the ’60s at San Francisco State, and there were lots of poets reading for the benefit: one was Elizabeth Bishop.
The abjection of our political situation is the only true challenge today. Only facing up to this situation in all its desperation can help us get out of it.
People who say, ‘Let the chips fall where they may,’ usually figure they will not be hit by a chip.
Men are hung up on breasts. They’re looking at the titty dinner. It’s pathetic.
But in a tournament, you can be said in for all your money at any point so you can’t make any mistakes so you have to, it’s all about where you’re sitting at the table.
We might possess every technological resource… but if our language is inadequate, our vision remains formless, our thinking and feeling are still running in the old cycles, our process may be ‘revolutionary’ but not transformative.
When you make a bet, you’re saying something.
Governing today means giving acceptable signs of credibility. It is like advertising and it is the same effect that is achieved – commitment to a scenario.
Each murder is one too many.