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

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Cakespeare

Happy birthday, Shakespeare.
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6 comments:

  1. eat thou this too,too solid cake... (a little more baking soda, maybe...?)

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    1. Hahaha! I expect that there is quite a hefty amount of ganache there. You might need a little pepto bismol afterward.

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  2. Hee hee. "Do you think because you are virtuous, that there shall be no more cakes and ale?"

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    1. Hohoho; once more into the breach dear friend and stuff yourself with sweets galore...

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    2. Jeff and Mudpuddle... "sweets to the sweet" (although that's entirely the wrong context!)

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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.