Saturday, February 17, 2007
Off now to the White Horse for a poetic encounter with Dylan Thomas. Depending on whom you believe, the White Horse was either his last stop before his final trip to St. Vincent's Hospital and subsequent death, or simply a favorite watering hole during DT's final DTs.
Regardless, his energy definitely exists in the place. Every time we go there, we feel inspired, even before the first ale is consumed. Can energy outlast a life? Does it exist at all? For answers, read Maureen Dowd's humorous op-ed column in today's New York Times. Regardless of her opinion, WE opine that there is definitely a creative aura at the White Horse. Maybe it drew Dylan Thomas there? His New York Sonoma...
Current favorite Dylan Thomas line from "Twenty Four Years":
I advance as long as forever is.
Posted by Three Rooms Press at 2:34 PM