Monthly Archives: September 2010

Walt Whitman… Americana Poetry

I have started to read American poetry and thought I would share some of my favorite poems by classic American poets starting with Walt Whitman. Although, he was under-appreciated in his time what I find beautiful in his poetry is … Continue reading

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The Ghosts of France’s Colonial Past

Sans Négrier by Laurent Gaudé tells the story of a man who was recently promoted captain of a slave trade ship in light of the recent passing of his commanding officer Bressac.  His task was to bring slaves from Senegal … Continue reading

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