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Audio: “Invictus” recited by Morgan Freeman

Out of the night that covers me,
Black as the pit from pole to pole,
I thank whatever gods may be
For my unconquerable soul.

March 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Paul Revere’s Ride

Note from the editor: I offer this poem, one of my favorites from childhood, as a tribute to the millions of Americans who showed up at the polls yesterday. Paul … Continue reading

November 7, 2018 · 3 Comments

Jose Padua: Signs of Life

The Biograph Theater in DC, where I first saw Casablanca on something other than a TV screen; Joe Cocker and Leon Russell in Mad Dogs & Englishman, a rock documentary … Continue reading

September 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

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