I cared about being clear and precise, structuring my ideas so they flowed logically. And the more one is conscious of one's political bias, the more chance one has of acting politically without sacrificing one's aesthetic and intellectual integrity.
To many immigrants, the professor and my father included, this conflation between success and skin color is a foreign one. In our improv group, I gained the confidence to act on my instincts.
I knew that I had a facility with words and a power of facing unpleasant facts, and I felt that this created a sort of private world in which I could get my own back for my failure in everyday life.
The passage will always be about a general topic and will not require you to bring any prior knowledge to the task. It seems to me nonsense, in a period like our own, to think that one can avoid writing of such subjects.
Billy Ray was at home, usually, five blocks east of town on Kennel Road. We can change the world.
If poetry in English can be considered art, so too can programming. The highest tribute Lou can bestow on anyone is to allow them access to seats at this table. I showered in way-too-hot-for-ten-year-olds water.
Considered worse than jail, the record leaves a permanent mark.