William Butler Yeats, photographed 7 February 1933, Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division.
“They Signal ‘SEND BOOKS’” by The H.C. Miner Litho. Co., created 1917, Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division.
The association “Friends of the Palatina Library and the Bodoni Museum” have created the initiative “Adopt a Bodoni alphabet” whose aim is to restore the full set of more than 600 alphabets, their punches and matrices.
“Jackie Robinson No. 5 (front cover)” by Fawcett Publications, created 1951, Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division.
“Flannery O’Connor ‘A Good Man Is Hard To Find’” by billy craven (via Flickr), Chicago, IL, 2011.
Nina Simone reads to her daughter.
On the plane to Missoula, I read Richard Hugo. He captures the barren beauty of the place where he lived and worked for so many years perfectly.
Tomorrow will open again, the sky wide
as the mouth of a wild girl, friable
clouds you lose yourself to. You are lost
in miles of land without people, without
one fear of being found, in the dash
of rabbits, soar of antelope, swirl
merge and clatter of streams.