It operates as a refuge for a civilizing element in short supply in contemporary America: honest criticism
was right!Support The
The downside to rising like this:
the torso’s relentless flexing.
your fellow men and walk beside them,
of wings collapsing over you,
This article originally appeared in The New Criterion, Volume 31 October 2012, on page 30
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