Archive for the ‘New York Times’ Category

"A wounded house"

01/29/2008

A beautifully written New York Times story on a desecration of a farmhouse that belonged to poet Robert Frost.

Maybe it strikes me because I’ve just been traipsing through snowy Vermont woods; and because many years ago, newly in innocent love, I visited the Frost farm, and found it a gentle place.

Perhaps the real “culture war” in this country is not between left and right, but between people with some enlightenment, and people without enough.

Here’s another fine Dan Barry column titled, “A Place Just Like Every Other Place. Only Not.”

And check out the equally moving photographs in the slideshows by Ángel Franco.

They travel and work together to produce the New York Times column “This Land.”

-E

Photo: Ángel Franco/The New York Times

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