Monthly Archives: February 2006

Waiting for grandchildren

Or: disadvantages of having an imagination . . . Until recently, my standard ripost was that People over sixty with marriageable children Still had sex To guarantee they would have grandchildren. All that has changed: Now, waiting for grandchildren Means … Continue reading

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Spectators: February 23, 2006

Spectators: February 23, 2006 A University friend from the Carribbean, upon looking out the window and for the first seeing snow, which happened to look like this: “My God! I’ve gone blind!” I like to think that there is a … Continue reading

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Philology II

Claw. Hard sharp startling dirty primal Not as funny as klaw; Serious, to be staring at the business end of a claw: all kinds of cats: Tigers, tygers, lions, ocelots, pussycats in the early morning; all kinds of desperation: movie … Continue reading

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