Howard Nemerov

New York City, New York
Howard Nemerov
New York City, New York
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Money

Rating: 2.8
An introductory lecture


This morning we shall spend a few minutes
Upon the study of symbolism, which is basic
To the nature of money. I show you this nickel.
Icons and cryptograms are written all over
The nickel: one side shows a hunchbacked bison
Bending his head and curling his tail to accommodate
The circular nature of money. Over him arches
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, and, squinched in
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Keith Oldrey 25 April 2012
One of the joys of getting older is that you get to observe these contradictions of life. The unseen guilt, the calmness with which the current generations miss the passing of good things, nature and humanity
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