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 “You said, ‘They’re harmless dreamers and they’re loved by the people.’ ‘What,’ I asked you, ‘is harmless about a dreamer, and what,’ I asked you, ‘is harmless about the love of the people? Revolution only needs good dreamers who remember their dreams.” 
~Tennessee Williams
Robert Olen Butler would totally understand.  Here’s a clue.
Very cool sidewalk art.  Very cool Poet.

He might have fooled you into thinking otherwise…but he was captivated by her legs.

He went for a moonlight skinny-dip after this photo.  We cannot show you.  What happens in Nola stays in Nola.

“Then what is good? The obsessive interest in human affairs, plus a certain amount of compassion and moral conviction, that first made the experience of living something that must be translated into pigment or music or bodily movement or poetry or prose or anything that’s dynamic and expressivee–that’s what’s good for you if you’re at all serious in your aims. William Saroyan wrote a great play on this theme, that purity of heart is the one success worth having. “In the time of your life–live!” That time is short and it doesn’t return again. It is slipping away while I write this and while you read it, the monosyllable of the clock is Loss, loss, loss, unless you devote your heart to its opposition.” 
~Tennessee Williams

 

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