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Interpreted By: Dr. Bob Wagner
Ah, Elmeg. The greatest of Goose songs, in my humble estimation. Not necessarily for jam-there are so many great ones-but *song*, yes. Marc Komito, in a recent review of the 11/19/22 show with Trey, deemed Elmeg the “crown jewel”. Indeed…And there’s plenty of evidence that Rick, the author, thinks of it as being extra special. It’s perhaps his most intensely personal song...
Interpreted By: Jason Ross Martin
It’s been awhile since I had a cup of hot tea that had that “special something” that was so good it made me contemplate life and death. Then again, every time I ever find myself sipping, even my daily decaf pour-over, I suppose I am plunging in on a certain level. Without trying too hard, I can imagine a very late evening with all the things dancing on a razor’s edge and me wondering just how it would all look if someone were to stumble upon me having succumbed completely...
Interpreted By: Mark Lester
In America today, hunger is a very real problem suffered by a large part of the population. According to the USDA, more than 34 million people (including 9 million children) are food insecure, a problem exacerbated by the pandemic and affecting both urban and rural communities alike1. But hunger can also refer to things such as career aspirations, personal ambitions, and even spiritual longing...
Interpreted By: Tim Gnatek
One of the most iconic concepts in modern American literature is the iceberg principle, in which the text hides essential facts under its surface and we are left to interpret meaning from clues found in potent yet ambiguous language. Some of my favorite stories rely on such rough sketches that drop us into a universe in media res—we bear witness to the story, but are given limited context for understanding, so we have to find meaning in our own personal interpretation of it...
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