Update: Lane Ashfeldt's take on judging this year's competition: The Willesden Prize, Stories and Tunnels _______ This is the...
Friday, July 18, 2008
Tramp the dirt down
I don't agree, but I feel some sympathy for Elvis Costello. The song is a cry of pain, really. I certainly have no sympathy for that awful woman and her tuppence-ha'penny philosophy of the huxter. But when she dies she becomes human, together with Saddam, Galtieri, Hitler, Bin Laden and all wrong-headed fanatics. Even Blair will be raised to humanity by death.