Youmans (pronounced like 'yeoman' with an 's' added) is the best-kept secret
among contemporary American writers. --John Wilson, editor, Books and Culture Marly Youmans is a novelist and poet out of sync with the times
but in tune with the ages. --First Things

Thursday, February 18, 2016


For the first time in my life, I desire an app! "The Garden of Earthly Delights."


  1. my older computer made funny noises and refused to run it....

  2. o bother; and here i thought it was done last year in washington d.c.;
    just goes to show...

    1. Mudpuddle, not sure what that means! (I do like your sobriquet!)

  3. just a lame comment on the mindless carryings-on of those in government; probably kind of inane. sorry...


Alas, I must once again remind large numbers of Chinese salesmen and other worldwide peddlers that if they fall into the Gulf of Spam, they will be eaten by roaming Balrogs. The rest of you, lovers of grace, poetry, and horses (nod to Yeats--you do not have to be fond of horses), feel free to leave fascinating missives and curious arguments.