Tag Archives: Thomas Wolfe

Vocabulary: Building and Using One’s Own; The Delight of Same; Its Value to a Writer

      Vocabulary: Building and Using One’s Own; The Delight of Same; Its Value to a Writer By Roger W. Smith     The following are some exchanges about VOCABULARY (no less) that I have had recently, via email, … Continue reading

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Thomas Wolfe on baseball

    “Spring trainin’.” “You mean you don’t like it?” “Like it! Them first three weeks is just plain hell. It ain’t bad when you’re a kid. You don’t put on much weight durin’ the winter, an’ when you come … Continue reading

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poetic prose

        Below is an email of mine to a friend. (I have commenced a project I assigned to myself a month or two ago: reading the novels of Thomas Wolfe.)   *****************************************************   “… a river that … Continue reading

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