IN PREMIUM COLOR: BookLife writes: Harrell’s bold and searching collection takes readers on an odyssey of inquiry, with the first and foremost question being 'How to establish that / Yes, I am / One with God and God is / One with You.' But rather than provide an answer, Harrell’s poems seek to use the question as a gateway into a thought-space where the act of seeking knowledge results in spiritual transcendence. In a note, Harrell describes her spirituality as a conscious, living thing shaped ...Read More
A Palimpsest of Thanks
—Behind The Hell’s Angels Letters 11, 12, 13 Palimpsest Time with his old face Death with his skull face God with his No Face Under my own face —Milton Klonsky What did William Blake have to do with The Hell's Angels Letters book? More than you might think. In my mind his artwork was the artbook I didn't work on in 1971 or so. This was the artbook I did. It all went back to that. But let's take the story slowly. 1994. It was an unlikely event ...Read More
More on Milton Klonsky – Commentary Magazine, etc.
To read my book that features a motherload of Milton Klonsky gems - wisdom and dry wit - click here for Keep THIS Quiet Too! More Adventures with Hunter Thompson, Milton Klonsky, Jan Mensaert. Here are some links to further the introduction to Milton Klonsky. Commentary has preserved his articles in their magazine, including (under Culture and Civilization) "The New Yorker 25th Anniversary Album"; that one is on cartoons and mass culture in the era before social media. The web post "The B...Read More
Coming to Terms with Milton Klonsky
Read newly compiled, still vibrant Milton Klonsky essays in Commentary in the 1950s and 60s here. Only in this new web-inspired world would this be possible, but he's there, with never-before-seen writings; that is, never seen except in the original Commentary issues. Also, for a reservoir of his wisdom and dry wit - sayings to ponder through the ages - click to read Keep THIS Quiet TOO! More Adventures with Hunter Thompson, Milton Klonsky, Jan Mensaert, where his sharp mind is on view. Choose p...Read More
There's a wonderful post, On Klonsky on Blake written by W.C. Bamberger on Zoamorphosis.com. That website focuses on the work of poet/artist William Blake. What should my eyes behold, when surfing to find why viewers were accessing my page on Milton Klonsky, but (first) reviews of a play in which Milton's biography was distorted - by Romulus Linney. The play, Klonsky and Schwartz, took off from the playwright's belated discovery that Milton was the one who picked up Delmore Schwartz's body fr...Read More