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November 25, 2014

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<<< There will with some asides on technology, a few scoops of Marshall McLuhan, tales of the Cincinnati Bengals of present and recent yore, an aside on the tradition of war games going back to Ancient Rome; also, maybe a little John Ashbery and Vergil (I like it with an "e") since it's a poetry forum after all. That's what you're in store of in this week of blogging.>>>
This is an excellent foretaste of what we're in for. For though we discourage the poetasters who make comparisons between football and life, we do enjoy exercising our poetic wits on a sociological challenge. When football displaced baseball as the true national pastime, it meant something. And it does require McLuhan et al plus theologians like Tillich to help us figure it out. Be Vergil to our Dante and lead the way. DL

Matthew did a good job on this one! Awesome read on the grid iron sport of football. I know you'd like some of the Football posts I found, I want to share them here with you: American Football Essay

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