Category:Words

Still in the Museum

Geoff Zanelli and Jennifer Jardine

We simply loved being in Henry Tate’s classroom. It didn’t only make you into someone with an elevated appreciation for sculpture, or paintings or poetry. It made you into a better person, and taught you the undeniable truth that we…

Tate Memory

Larry Bethune

Henry Tate and I talked so many times, and shared so much love for our Irish (his) and Scottish (mine) heritage and cultures. Often, deep into our musings, we were taken back to an artistic period for which we both…

The Classic Henry

Rekha Menon

Henry the classic gentleman / The distinguished gentleman / His simple presence felt in the hallways & classrooms / ...

“Welcome to the 47th Annual Twins Convention”

Pamela Painter

That is printed on two signs on either side of the hotel’s bar and lounge. Bunches of paired balloons—two blue, two pink, two yellow—sway beside the arched doorway.  No wonder the desk clerk at the Carson City Hilton handed me…

Ambush

Pamela Painter

My agent calls.  He never calls.  He says Gordon wants to see me tomorrow in his office.  Gordon is the show’s writer, producer, creative genius.  He never talks to us actors, hardly ever comes by the set.   My agent says,…

Maria

Paris Wu

Lurching out of the classroom, I throw my body against a wall, and allow gravity to pull me to the floor. I haven’t slept in days. Staring into space, I try to process what has happened in the past week—midterms,…

Edges

Liam Cetti

The wind whips my hair as I saunter along the uneven sidewalk. I brush it back with my hand, and then look up at the church building I’d just escaped. My family sits inside, absorbing the thundering words of the…