Jun. 15, 1996
Today's Reading: "Ah, Room" by David Ignatow from NEW AND COLLECTED POEMS, 1970-1985, published by Wesleyan University Press.
In 1215, King John signed the Magna Carta.
In 1752, Ben Franklin flew a kite in a lightning storm to prove that lightning is electric.
In 1902, psychoanalyst Eric Erickson was born.
New Yorker cartoonist Saul Steinberg was born today in Romania, 1908.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®