The Cubs won the 2016 World Series. For any of the millions of faithful who have followed the travails of the Chicago baseball club, their first title in 108 years will live in memory.
In his collection of poems, In Memory of an Angel, poet David Shapiro is something like a tour guide.
“Nicoletta’s comprehensive visual history of gay San Francisco does indeed, to quote Sylvester’s gay anthem, make us feel Mighty Real.”
“Hello, my friend. I am a thief, a murderer, a kidnapper. I’ve killed for fun, I’ve killed out of necessity. I have killed for hate.
My eighth grade English teacher had our class write autobiographies based on our imagined lives as adults. In mine I recounted my exciting careers as a TV comedy writer, actor, and U.S. Senator.