Thanksgiving Is Ruined
May 12, 2004
u.s.a.'s new nat anthem should be "the american in me" (1978) by avengers
time/newsweek need to have covers by otto dix or george grosz -- can't decide which.
paper-library-inferior internet should asap get text of "to a city sending him advertisements" 1917 e. pound poem on the 250th b-day of newark, n.j. which the awards committee said "assaulted our civic sensibilities in a poem of violence directed at the head, heart, and hands of Newark"
[5/15 update/part redress
1st stanza of the poem ends:
"Will you, having got the songs you ask for,
last stanza ends:
"Some more loud-mouthed fellow, slamming a bigger drum,]