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America at a Crossroads January 10, 2016

Posted by The Typist in Toulouse Street.

The people of Grenada who murdered Lorca did it … [n]ot even for his politics, which weren’t left anyway. They hated him because he was so fucking talented, because he was bisexual; they hated him the way dumbbells hate smart people, the way the graceless hate someone amazing.

— The Paris Review–The Art of Poetry 39, Philip Levine



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