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goliardia

Dal diario di Wallace Stevens, 14 ottobre 1900

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Thursday afternoon took a walk out Centre-ave, pike to Berkeley. Stopped at every tavern – for a beer, a cigar, and a poke at the bartenders. Livg+I thought it rather good fun to ask them about Mike Angelo, Butch Petrarch, Sammy Dante. We asked one fellow whether he had heard that John Keats had been run over, by a trolley car at Stony Creek in the morning. He said that he had not – he did not know Keats – but that he had heard of the family. Spirit of Adonais!

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