May 4, 2013



The Great Figure

Among the rain
and lights
I saw the figure 5
in gold
on a red
to gong clangs
siren howls
and wheels rumbling
through the dark city.
-- William Carlos Williams

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Ormond Gigli's best photograph – women in the windows in Manhattan: 'The building was knocked down the next day. The supervisor let us do it – provided we cast his wife'....


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Hah! Last week Gerard features the famous Glengarry Glen Ross ABC motivational speech clip. This week Cracked references it. Coincidence? I think not!

The times they are a'changing. My pa, a child of the Depression and the War, has a lot of Blake in him, which he learned from his parents who were tougher still. When jobs are scarce, then Blakes rule.

Posted by: John A. Fleming at May 6, 2013 3:39 PM