Hometown Blues

High atop the mountain peaks/the sentinels are weeping --Lorca

I like ole Lorca & I like trains & pastures & my dog & I like you, yes indeed.

My favorite diaries:

molu4 profile - diary
comments: Because I love it all, every daggum bit of it, like she writes with an exact-o-knife dipped in lemon juice and you gotta take it in to the sun to read it.
bathsheba profile - diary
comments: She wrote the book on diaries. The diary of all diaries.
brittania profile - diary
comments: I love this diary and this girl. She's the Florida Chekhov. Hotdog.
jabu profile - diary
comments: Ah hell, Clunk & me can play radio station. He's the dj, I'm the rambler.
hulamoons profile - diary
comments: Like how you think the sky couldn't get any bluer and bluer, I mean even when it's raining. So absolutely good.
styledaddy profile - diary
comments: He's my buddy and I wish he'd come back. Miss you, Styledaddy.
mainsqueeze profile - diary
comments: Molu got me here, I'm so happy I've arrived.
kuinileti profile - diary
comments: Been a long-time reader of her beautiful site, but the Buffy Top Ten knocked me flat. Her writing, she lays it down, it's moving, it is.
beltedweir profile - diary
comments: Oh he might just say "I like food" if he hears me say I love this thing already. This boy can write even though he said one time he don't like it. The eye. The stoplight. The cows. His heart.
flusianna profile - diary
comments: She lives in F-L-A but ole beltedweir & jabu & me were talking about her in the Graham Biscuitville the other day, naming her kids, and I realized I'd never added her. Her diary's lavender.
linkology profile - diary
comments: I always mean to add it cause I love Linkology and please please please make it stay.
inarticulate profile - diary
comments: "Sometimes I stop short of feeling sorry for myself and just get lonely without even thinking about it...And the people I want to spend the most time with are the people I see the least. And then there are the love monsters who never come at all.
tealeaf5 profile - diary
comments: hellllllllooooooooooo out there (luv)
dtbone profile - diary
comments: from the other hemisphere, i dig it.

My favorite music:

Steve Earle
comments: Townes Van Zandt. Guy Clark. Lucinda (oh Lucinda) Williams. Uncle Tupelo. Blue Mountain.
Woody Guthrie
comments: Hank Williams. Godspeed You Black Emperor. The Velvet Underground. Neil Young & Crazy Horse. My Morning Jacket. The Gourds. 6 String Drag/Kenny Roby.
Rev. Gary Davis
comments: Leadbelly & Ma Rainey & Geechie Wiley & Sonny Terry/Brownie McGhee. But new guys like Corey Harris.
Harry Smith
comments: His Anthology of American Folk Music. And Tom Waits. Leonard Cohen. Joni Mitchell. Jeff Buckley.
And good weird stuff
comments: like my Aunt Margaret's Lulu Belle and Scotty record. And I like it when folks give me music.

My favorite movies:

I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
comments: Spartacus. Fitzcarraldo. After Hours. Taxi Driver. Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
comments: Time Bandits. Ghost World & Crumb. Twin Peaks. Near Dark. City of God. Rabbit Proof Fence. Gosford Park.
Tender Mercies
comments: And Federico Fellini: 8 & 1/2. La Strada. La Dolce Vita. Fellini Satyricon.
Akira Kurosawa
comments: Ran. Derzu Uzala. Yojimbo. And I like X-Men 2.
Sherman's March
comments: Dear Jesse. Bowling for Columbine. The Eyes of Tammy Faye. The Last Just Man. Brother's Keeper. Ghenghis Blues. Driver 8. Roger & Me. Uprising of '34. Sprout Wings & Fly. Burden of Dreams.

My favorite authors:

Anton Chekhov
comments: Gustave Flaubert. Marguerite Duras. Zora Neale Hurston.
Larry Brown
comments: Flannery O'Connor. Eudora Welty. J. D. Salinger. James Still. Lynda Barry.
Sherman Alexie
comments: James Baldwin. Gabriel Garcia Marquez. William Carlos Williams. Gary Snyder. Basho.
And some visual artists I like to look at.
comments: Sidney Nolan. Pieter Bruegel. Alice Neel. Felix-Gonzales Torres. Thomas Eakins. Henri Matisse. Elliott Hundley. Anish Kapoor. David Hockney. Grandma Moses. Giotto. Jean-Michel Basquiat. Ando Hiroshige. Robert Smithson. Gordon Matta-Clark. Mark Dixon.
comments: Robert Capa. Robert Frank. Nan Goldin. Shelby Lee Adams. W. Eugene Smith. David Wojnarowicz. Helen Leavitt. Martin Chambi. Raymond Depardon. Manuel Alvarez Bravo.

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