Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

July 30, 2022
by jenniferpuryear

Envy

What do you yearn for? Here’s a little poem by Louise Glück that made me think twice… Lament Suddenly, after you die, those friends who never agreed about anything agree about your character. they’re like a houseful of singers rehearsing the same score: you were just, you were kind, you lived a fortunate life. No harmony. No counterpoint. Except they’re not performances; real tears are …

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