RARA-AVIS: "But Beautiful" (and, occasionally, on-topic)

From: chrisaschneider@earthlink.net
Date: 26 Feb 2004

Rene Ribic wrote on Feb 25, 2004:
>> Can we have a definition of "love"?
> It's how Mike Hammer feels about his gat; how Travis McGee
> feels about his boat...The lack of love is what slowly killed
> Cornell Woolrich while he wrote his purple pulp masterpieces
> (and some not-so masterpieces).

Maybe it's what Cornell Woolrich felt about that little hidden sailor suit. Don't let's be too quick to proclaim about where love can't be found. Is it absent, or are we just suffering from blinkered vision?

Remember, as Lena Horne phrased it in "The Ziegfield Follies,"

"Love can be a sweet endeavor,
"Or a dirty shame;
"Love is almost never, ever the same ..."


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