Category: POETRY

“Over There”

 When the massacres came, we wondered….   We thought we were the “Over There” people. George M. Cohan sang us the way home: “We won’t come back till it’s over over there.”   We said we had to fight them “over there” so we wouldn’t have to fight them here. “Home” was mom and sweethearts and apple pie.   ItContinue reading

Gaza: Resistance Through Poetry

Ramzy Baroud, PhD Politics for the People “(At dawn) … I will resist … (Since) upon the wall there is still a white sheet … And my fingers are yet to (completely) dissolve.”  his is a translated verse from Mu’in Bseiso’ “Three Walls of the Torture Chamber”. He was -and remains – one of Gaza’s most influential intellectual and renowned poets.  Continue reading

Portrait of Percy Bysshe Shelley by Curran, 1819

Shelley Poem Rediscovered

Art and Resistance =By= Gaither Stewart & Rowan Wolf poem that had been misplaced and presumably lost for almost two centureis has surfaced. It is “A Poetical Essay on the Existing State of Things” by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), published in 1811. In it Sheely express his outrage at “the existing state of things” – most particularly the Napoleonic War,Continue reading

Nevada Test Site radioactive waste

We Walk On Fire

  TRIBUTE =By= José M. Tirado Dept of Energy   WE WALK ON FIRE (In memory of John Trudell, Feb. 15, 1946 – Dec. 8, 2015) here is fire beneath our feet, it doesn´t warm, it burns- we plant seeds of red fire and walk on scorched Earth: Mother, Father, giver of food of medicine, of Life, but We walkContinue reading