Tag Archives: Memorization

Memorizing as a radical and political act

Many years ago, I traveled to Madrid to visit some friends who were living there. One evening we went to a party at the home of one of their acquaintances. There was lots of communal flamenco dancing, fiery and bold, … Continue reading

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Thank you, Lynda. Thank you, Emily.

I shared this video with my students some time ago as a way to think about poetry in a more user friendly way. Lynda Barry, of course, is a wonderfully inspiring and creative soul. Her discussion about Emily Dickinson encouraged … Continue reading

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