Your sons and daughters freed us from that nightmare.
Incidentally, I have also learned a bit about the importance of avoiding feminine embarrassment (‘Daddy,’ wrote Sophia when she enrolled at the New School where I teach, ‘people will ask “why is old Christopher Hitchens...
I don’t need to kill goats to say things. I CAN talk.
blue-gold sky, fresh cloud, emerald-black mountain, trees on rocky ledges, on the summit, the tiny pin of a telephone tower-all brilliantly clear, in shadow and out. and on and through everything everywhere the sun shines...
Do not forget to tell your daughters God made them beautiful.
In many ways we are all sons and daughters of ancient Greece.
If daughters couldn’t soften a man, then nothing would.
Ever since Two Daughters I’ve been composing my own music.