During their panel discussion titled “Voice Lessons” at the 2015…
So up and down I sow them
For lads like me to find,
When I shall lie below them,
A dead man out of mind.
—A.E. Housman, A Shropshire Lad, LXIII
Randy’s father rattled the classified section and held the paper an arm’s length from his face, squinting as he prepared to read the ads aloud, a weekly ritual. Lying on the couch, Randy waited for him to begin. Instead, he lowered the paper. “Don’t you reckon you ought to get to bed? Tomorrow’s going to start early.”Subscribe to read the full text.