Tag Archives: Love

Iron and Wine — Naked As We Came (Live)

I realize I’ve posted a video of this performance before, but it’s so good I will post it again.  I hope this Sunday provides some peacefulness. Advertisements

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Tycho – Dive (Full Album)

As the spring semester winds down, I’m pushing through work: writing poems, papers, and grading student work.  I am very grateful to peaceful music to provide a kind of texture to the silence.  This is the album that’s doing it … Continue reading

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The Helio Sequence – Shed Your Love

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Stop Using “Gay” as a Derogatory Term

I recently had the unpleasant experience of being reminded that some adults still use the term “gay” as a derogatory term.  It can be easy to dismiss this kind of usage as simply ignorant or perhaps a reflection of immaturity, … Continue reading

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Hate & Queerness in America and the World

As a general rule, I try to avoid chiming in on stories such as this one, where Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty fame came out in an interview with GQ as having some homophobic but not entirely surprising views.  In … Continue reading

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The Postal Service – We Will Become Silhouettes

The semester is winding down, which means I have a mountain of work to do: papers to write, poems to revise, and papers to grade.  This semester has been far more challenging than I anticipated, but it’s all a beautiful, … Continue reading

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Mary Karr – Suicide’s Note: An Annual

Suicide’s Note: An Annual BY MARY KARR I hope you’ve been taken up by Jesus though so many decades have passed, so far apart we’d grown      between love transmogrifying into hate and those sad letters            and phone calls and your face … Continue reading

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