He' sure got a lot of gall / to be so useless and all / muttering small talk at the wall . . . [Dylan]
Can’t Say that I’m Surprised, Redux: Christianist Creeps
Apparently there are a few problems down at Oral Roberts University. (I always want to put university in scare quotes when I type that phrase.) Look, as I said before, I grew up among these corrupt bastards. I'm surprised that anyone is surprised.
Joseph Duemer is Professor of Literature Emeritus at Clarkson University in northern New York state. His most recent book of poems is Magical Thinking from Ohio State University Press. Since the mid-1990s he has spent a good deal of time in Vietnam, mostly Hanoi. He lives with his wife Carole & five terriers (four Jack Russells & one Patterdale) on the stony bank of the Raquette River in South Colton.
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