Further thoughts on the cultural labor of poetry and art. Not merely "is it good?," but "what has it accomplished?"...reviews of recent poetry collections; selected poems and art dealing with war/peace/social change; reviews of poetry readings; links to political commentary (particularly on conflicts in the Middle East); youtubed performances of music, demos, and other audio-video nuggets dealing with peaceful change, dissent and resistance.
Saturday, November 3, 2007
Suheir Hammad's "We Lay in Bed on the Fourth of July"/We Got Work to Do
We got work to do. There are many reasons why I've slowed in my comments on such pieces as these, but everything that dies...someday comes back.