January 15th 2013
Short Story: Scarlet Stockings by Louise May Alcott
“A look, a word, a gesture from a pretty woman is often more eloquent and impressive than moral essays or semi-occasional twinges of conscience.”
Poem: The Laughing Heart by Charles Bukowski
you can’t beat death but
you can beat death in life, sometimes.
Essay: The Luxury of Integrity by Stuart Chase
“In the custody and handling of transferable property Americans grow more dependable; but in that more subtle definition of integrity which bids a man play fair with his own soul, never, it seems to me, has the Republic sunk to lower levels.”