Silencer on the Arrest of Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. after Sassing an Officer Who Assumed He’d Unlawfully Entered His Own Home
So first you saw this: Pitch, gumming a two party wagon wheel—mule. Before the cart before the cartwheeling wheel. After, mule suspended in action pose across Sports Illustrated. See the mule saunter forth: low smoke oxbowing a manicured maze of hedges. When a man is made of ghosts & soot, broken, stuck in a time loop, he’s a fixed interloper in at least one dimension. When a man is a concept made of ash & scholarship, ivory theses, factually sound arguments it’s easy to forget he’s been granted a key that sticks. If/then/when he is ground.