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June 03, 1941 (vol. 4, iss. 5) • Page Image 1

…University Of Michigan Literary Magazine VOLUME IV, NUMBER 5 Supplement to THE MICHIGAN DAILY JUNE, 1941 By Vernon Blake I' WAS COOL, outside. He went down the long lane, over the bridge, and the planks rattled as he crossed. There was no breeze. The crickets and frogs were making a lot of noise, and a white mist was rising from the creek. The place had a strange, damp smell a mixture of everything-grass, weeds, muck, watercress, cowdung. ...…

June 03, 1941 (vol. 4, iss. 5) • Page Image 2

…Page Two PE R SFP E C TI V ES THE NEW POETRY OF FAITH B. y Sam Moon T IE CURRENT DISCUSSION con- cerning youth's attitude toward politics in general, and - which is of more concrete importance -the present state of democracy in the United States, is assuming larger dimensions each month as the new mag- azines appear on the news-stands. The question has been viewed from many different sides by our older writers, evi- dence being offered by s...…

June 03, 1941 (vol. 4, iss. 5) • Page Image 3

… PER S PEC T I V ES Page Three DEEP.ByRETHleSN ________________________ By Emile Gele NOW IS FALLING HERE NOW. Snow drifts are banked loose on her window and in the old oak's crotches where she could see. The hills are thick with white, and the wood- house .roof. She watched the window toward the last and wondered when the snow would come. Sometimes, I think, near the end she prayed for snow. And now the snow is falling slowly, softly and s...…

June 03, 1941 (vol. 4, iss. 5) • Page Image 4

…A Page Four 'PERSPECT I VE S MR. GJLHAUSEN ..By Helene Suarez "WICE A WEEK he spent two .hours rolling his cigarettes on a little porcelain machine. His at- titude was so ritualistic that on no occasion did I ever interrupt him. It was like a ceremony of a religious service. Every movement he knew from long habit and he performed it pains- takingly in absorbed silence. His wife never spoke to him until after he had put the machine away ...…

June 03, 1941 (vol. 4, iss. 5) • Page Image 5

… 'PERSPECTIVES Page Five I CAN WELL REMEMBER ..By Esther Jewel1 S HF WASA SHAPELESS WOMAN, heavy with age and sickness. The sallowness of her face and hands contrasted with her black hair and long black smock. She sat bent over in a straight, hard chair beside the dining-room table, on which she was just able to rest her arm. Her stubby pencil was pushed along persistently by her swollen fingers. Sometimes the tablet wc'ld move beneath it,...…

June 03, 1941 (vol. 4, iss. 5) • Page Image 6

…Puge Sx 9 E R S P E C T 1 V E S Page Six 'PERS PECTI VES COMFORT The saddest hour is that we passed, Our sweetest flower can never last. The tumbleweed tells the truest tale, For wind's its creed on the dustbowl trail. The clock in the tower slow tolls too fast; Time's total power makes a lost moment vast. The bending reed minds not the gale 3ut its small heed is of small avail And now headlines pound as our tyrants ride- Our ear's to the g...…

June 03, 1941 (vol. 4, iss. 5) • Page Image 7

… P t E RSPE C TEVE S PageSeven 'PERSPECTIVES Page Seven THE HILL GIANTS IN THE EARTH I sought the top the other day. I-climbed a hill past topmost trees And ached and pained and smarted And shook and trembled all the way And panting hung and slipped degrees And held, while watchers started. My heart beat at the task I chose, Condemned such madness, taut and failing. But gain the peak I could And did-so fought the air and rose And gulped t...…

June 03, 1941 (vol. 4, iss. 5) • Page Image 8

…Page Eight TWER S PE C TI VE S IMIR.GJLHAUSEN ...Continued from Page 4 proud to ask for work. There were men walking the streets, wearing themselves out, and what good was it doing them? No, when he got a chance he would open up a shop of his own.$ He would never work for another man. Where did it get you? Bootlicling, that's what it was. The only way a man got anyplace these days was to be his own boss. A man has to make people respect him...…

June 03, 1941 (vol. 4, iss. 5) • Page Image 9

… PESPE CT I VES Page Nine ...By ervie Haufler Y UNCLE PETE is a sharecrop- per on our farm. It-isn't a farm to be very proud to own. It's a hundred acres of Ken- tucky hill-land - all rocky hills of clay that wash and gulley till gfass won't graw on them. Our share of the money hardly pays the taxes and the interest, much less anything on. the principle. Uncle Pete has to keep a wife and seven kids on his half. He does a pretty damned go...…

June 03, 1941 (vol. 4, iss. 5) • Page Image 10

…Page Ten PE RS P E CTI V E S THE NEW POETRY OF FAITH ..Continued from Page 1 - and in the very last stanza he re- iterates that warning, placing the re- sponsibility for its execution with youth. His company is gone, his enemy Like Egypt or Cathay, museum-ban- ished; Yet have we known blood-relative and heir, Whose carrion skull, marked Rome, Berlin, shouts The death wish in his ,tribal mono- tone, Whose sterile corpse, immaculate with lust...…

June 03, 1941 (vol. 4, iss. 5) • Page Image 11

…~PE R SPE C T i VE S Page lee' THE FIRST DRINK Continued from Page 1 Poor Butterfly? I like Whispering, too. I like you, even." Mac didn't say much. Bell saluted her, and said with a flourish, "For you, my little lotus-flower, we will play any- thing." She grabbed her boyfriend. "Aw- right, then, play anything, and we'll dance." And off they went. Bell shook his head. slowly. "Well, that's that." . Hunt struck out a few chords. "Let's go. ...…

June 03, 1941 (vol. 4, iss. 5) • Page Image 12

…rage Twelve ERSPE CTI V E S BOOKS IN SEASON Whisde Stop, by Maritta Wolff, Random House, 1941 REDUCED to the barest terms, Hamlet becomes a penny-dreadful tale Of carnal, bloody and unnatural acts, Of accidental judgments, casual slaughters, Of deaths put on by cunning and forced cause. Similarly, the narrative of Whistle Stop, by Vtaritta Wolff, consists of ,deeds of violence and horror: the somewhat de- mented little girl, Dorothy, stra...…

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