Author Archives: JMN

About JMN

I live in Texas and devote much of my time to easel painting on an amateur basis. I stream a lot of music, mostly jazz, throughout the day. I like to read and memorize poetry.

Robert Hollander: Scholar-Translator

Robert Hollander, Princeton Dante scholar and translator, died in April, 2021. The translation of “The Divine Comedy” which he produced in close collaboration with wife Jean Hollander (d. 2019), herself a poet, is said to be among the “smoothest” and … Continue reading

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Travesía (13)

Versión castellana del poema “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry” (1856) de Walt WhitmanEnglish text at http://www.poetryfoundation.orgSpanish Interpretation by JMN [Translator’s note: This is the 9th and last part of “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry.” I will put it up in 4 sections.] (9) Section … Continue reading

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Nazi disléxico

Es que hay que ir al colegio, hasta para ser un nazi asqueroso. Nazi disléxico When graffiti misfires. A droll catch by Javier.

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Deluged So Few nor Dampened So Many

(Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/06/14/news-of-the-incident-got-around-in-gob-circles/) Rigging walloped the Wisp isthmus with a vengeance. Rigs to melt permafrost for pus collection. Rigs to truck scoop to reservoirs. Rigs to tanker and pipe it to spillways and railheads. Rigs to salvage grounded and derailed … Continue reading

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News of the Incident Got Around in GOB Circles

(Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/06/13/smegma-boom-of-the-2020s-in-the-wisp-isthmus/) Scientists converged on Exit 186 to examine the fluid that had preserved Fred’s effaced face. It turned out to be a highly extrapolated sublimate of West Texas light sweet crude. A massive tectonic blister of the stuff … Continue reading

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Crear con arcilla – Las Creaciones Artísticas

Partiendo de un dibujo sobre un plano de arcilla, se pueden crear formas plásticas: con el bajo y el altorrelieve las figuras emergen, se separan del… Crear con arcilla – Las Creaciones Artísticas Alba, me encanta el objeto y la … Continue reading

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Smegma Boom of the 2020s in the Wisp Isthmus

(Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/06/12/your-kingdom-has-dang-near-come/) Astrid was the fatherless child of a tool-pusher named Kirk Frick. Her core story is that she franchised her way out of puberty to merge with a founding partner of Huff Pugh Fuchs. We’ll develop Astrid Frick … Continue reading

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Your Kingdom Has Dang Near Come

(Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/06/11/lets-imagine-you-successful/) You believe the nuttiness sickening the land could be flared off by a good fracking. For a guy who will sue the “bejeepers” out of someone if provoked, you’re oddly comfortable with the word “butthole.” You lead … Continue reading

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Let’s Imagine You Successful

(Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/06/10/branded-figments/) Call you Todd. Or Rand, or Blake, or Trent, or Rock, or Chip. You don’t want just to make money; you want to invent money. You swing in and out of cocktail colloquies like a metropolitan Tarzan. … Continue reading

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Branded Figments!

Branded Figments is where the Nickster hangs his tout’s cap. His slogan is: Business can be laughable, and still be business. Are you unbranded or offbranded? Outgrown your brand? Hankering for bespoke? Talk to Nick Mansfield. Nick can leverage you … Continue reading

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