This is a long letter from Alice to Patrick and Mari in 1964. I don’t remember Alice but she and Edmund appear regularly in Fred’s letters, and he in hers. Continue reading “From a Delinquent Letter Writer”
Here’s a long letter from Fred to Patrick and Mari after the Kennedy assassination, summing up the president’s accomplishments and how they have already been diminished to “just a man.” Continue reading “A Nation Sunk in Grief”
Here’s a letter to Fred proposing a rendezvous in Athens or Rome and Delphi. I’ve assumed it’s 1963 but I don’t know, and all the aforementioned are dead. Continue reading “Capricious, Like the Wind”
Here’s a letter from Fred to Pat and Mari talking about writing, and segregation in the south, and rejection, and travel. Continue reading “The South Continues to Commit Suicide”
Here’s a letter from Fred to Patrick from the early 1960s in New York, with a reference to Mari. I’m guessing this is early 1963 (I arbitrarily gave it a date of 3 March 1963) but I’ll need to research the timing of Patrick’s purchase (and subsequent near-demise) of the Zazbak. Continue reading “Don’t Sell the Ship”
A poem from his files, date unknown. I’ll assume 1960 for convenience.
Here’s one of Patrick’s poems from An Anthology of Verse: FSU: 1954-1955 by George, Pat, Donna, David, and Regina.