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.
Tuesday, July 1, 2008
Listen to Martin Espada's "The God of the Weather-Beaten Face": For Conscientious Objector Camilo Mejia
Larry Smith, Ann Smith and I have been choosing poems for our peace poetry anthology, and I came across this poem again today.