I want to remember Independence Day for the ideals of the United States, which it has almost never lived up to. As Langston Hughes titled his famous poem: “Let America Be America Again.” Of course, he adds later: “(It never was America to me.)”
It’s time to return to the 1960s tactics of the Civil Rights and Anti-War Movements. It’s time to hit the streets! Strike! Moratorium! Protest! Get in the faces of the fascists! Call for National Protests on 30 June 2018! Let’s make it Global! Click here to find a […]
I am honored to have my chapbook, Breakfast at the End of Capitalism, published by Locofo Chaps, out of Chicago.
Beware false prophecies and Amerika for spatial lies for ambling waves of greed…
As the War Continues i That war in the little southwest strip, its violence drowns out all sounds— words drain of meaning and become white spaces against blood-red paper. The numbers rise up, a large pile of bodies reaching toward the sun to ignite and burn, a pyre […]
The Winter issue of The River Muse (formerly The River Journal) is up as of today, 14 December 2012. This season, we explore peace. Read Ashwin Vasuki writes eloquently about Peace as the Main Feature. See what photographer Leanne Cole says about her work in an Up Close […]
An Australian online radio station Phoenix FM DJ, James WF Roberts, read four of my poems 16 November 2012 (around 9:15 am Eastern US Time): Dissonance, Salvation, Peace requires…, and In Jerusalem. Interesting, emotional, Australian-accented reading that gives the poems a power I didn’t previously know they had. Listen […]