Interpretive Reading – The Oratorical Speech: Tyranny of False Values by Gonzalo Gonzales

040714 I am the youth of the land. I am told that i am inconstant and frivolous. I am accused of being supercilious and cynical, that I do not have the right attitude. And since I do not have the right attitude, my leaders tell me that they do not know where this country is headed for, that … Continue reading Interpretive Reading – The Oratorical Speech: Tyranny of False Values by Gonzalo Gonzales

Interpretive Reading – Interpreting Poetry: The Congo by Vachel Lindsay

081914 Fat black bucks in a wine-barrel room, Barrel-house kings, with feet unstable, Sagged and reeled and pounded on the table, Pounded on the table, Beat an empty barrel with the handle of a broom, Hard as they were able, Boom, boom, BOOM, With a silk umbrella and the handle of a broom, Boomlay, boomlay, … Continue reading Interpretive Reading – Interpreting Poetry: The Congo by Vachel Lindsay