Sunday, May 08, 2005

A Literary Evening with John Prine and Ted Kooser (Library of Congress)

I love this conflux:  Prine/Ted Kooser/Library of Congress.  It has never been easier to love language and literature and music and culture. 

 

A Literary Evening with John Prine and Ted Kooser (Library of Congress)

Poet Laureate Ted Kooser said, "I've been following John Prine's music since his first album came out and have always been struck by his marvelous writing: its originality, its playful inventiveness, its poignancy, its ability to capture our times. For example, he did a better job of holding up the mirror of art to the '60s and '70s than any of our official literary poets. And none of our poets wrote anything better about Viet Nam than Prine's 'Sam Stone.'

 

1 comment:

norm said...

Great...the two of them were even more than great...Norm