La Catastrophe de la Martinique: twelve

Posted by ractrose on 5 Jul 2018 in Translation

Jean Hess La Catastrophe de la Martinique (twelve)         To raise a monument to the great emancipator, following I don’t know what baroque idea, they could not find a better place than the foyer of the theater. The philosopher’s image was to preside over the recreation of crowds amused by clowns… They […]

Assorted Opinions: Hate for You, Hate for Me

Posted by ractrose on 5 Jul 2018 in Non-Fiction

    Hate for You, Hate for Me         I had the wrong idea about gossip. I thought people sowed hatefulness by putting a bad name on someone; accusing another of having done something:   “Look out, he’ll steal your lunch.” “She smokes in the bathroom.” “His resume is a joke. He […]