‘An Auden Lecture in the Age of Situation Ethics’ by Terry Savoie

"God died last year..." in Slouching Towards Bethlehem by Joan Didion Was it the winter of '67 or '68? I'm lost, but without doubt it was Dubuque & in an unheated auditorium of an all-girls Catholic college. Beyond the glassed-in lobby & the all-too predictable monotony of snowdrifts, the wind raged on with its teeth-clenched … Continue reading ‘An Auden Lecture in the Age of Situation Ethics’ by Terry Savoie

‘Cento Sonnet for a Violin Master Class’ by Philip Dacey

Even if it says pianissimo, go big. Nail the F but not at the expense of the C. For fireworks play all the way down to the frog. Sometimes live a little dangerously. Don’t sound like the Monster Who Came From the Mud. Excite the audience but don’t give us a scare. Accent with your … Continue reading ‘Cento Sonnet for a Violin Master Class’ by Philip Dacey