Poetry has to me never been what I have so often heard called a promblem, and that was so for the simplest of reasons: It was never presented to me as a problem until I was advanced in school.
Paris, January 7, 2015: Two men invoking Allah enter the office of a satirical magazine and shoot its staff, employees, and two policemen.
Scott P. Richert
Was the murder of 11 members of the staff of a French “satirical” magazine a civilized act? To ask that question even rhetorically seems absurd.
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