On Winners and Losers

Photo by Jerry Laizure: Prairie View A&M football players crying after breaking a record 80-game losing streak, defeating Langston State 14-12, Oklahoma City, 1998.

A win always seems shallow; it is the loss that is so profound and suggests nasty infinities.

E.M. Forster, 1919

Photo by Jerry Laizure: Prairie View A&M football players crying after breaking a record 80-game losing streak, defeating Langston State 14-12, Oklahoma City, 1998.