‘O Sleepless as the river under thee, Vaulting the sea, the prairies’ dreaming sod, Unto us lowliest sometime sweep, descend; And of the curveship lend a myth to God’

We are approaching the centennial of Hart Crane’s epic “Bridge”.

Contemporaneous depiction of Brooklyn Bridge, new to me as of Emma Acker’s “Precisionist” show at the DeYoung Museum in 2018:

39941336-54A2-4FD7-8CE7-FD333C2672FCQuirky and superficial but I did correspond with my former professor Donald Pease. A page from JSTOR version of his famous essay:

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Mark Weiss, founder of Plastic Alto blog, is a concert promoter and artist manager in Palo Alto, as Earthwise Productions, with background as journalist, advertising copywriter, book store returns desk, college radio producer, city council and commissions candidate, high school basketball player; he also sang in local choir, and fronts an Allen Ginsberg tribute Beat Hotel Rm 32
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