Christan Gatto: A Composition of Travel
A compelling review based on the sole question: What is your favorite book?
Cure, routine, rendezvous or collision, the rhyme of travel is sublime. But you must forgo these concepts and the common area in which you reside. Ride, ride, ride somewhere to the fissures of foreign tableaux.—D. Martini
A month ago I had a conversation with a dear friend who is a teacher living in the mountains of Colorado. It was about having a favorite book. From his repertoire Read more [...]
The Three Months of August
Ten years after the death of America's greatest playwright, August Wilson, we continue to view his social timeline called the 'Pittsburgh Cycle' a masterpiece.
The Three Months of August is based on the perspectives of the ‘Pittsburgh Cycle’ and my personal consequences of a cycle that entailed: separation, divorce, and death. In this matter, Wilson’s ten plays paralleled the pivotal periods of a difficult situation yet provided me with solace to abscond Read more [...]
The Lords Notes on Visions Jim Morrison (Selection Review)
I’ve always had an appreciation of poetry, but I didn’t read it outside of the school curriculum. Morrison’s book of poems, The Lords and The New Creatures, was the first book of poetry that I read and recited.
I knew Jim Morrison was the lead singer for the Doors, but I didn’t know he had poetry published.
In 1987 I was listening to everything from Pop to Reggae and Rap to Classic Rock. However, I was always intrigued Read more [...]