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.
Monday, August 4, 2008
I saw this on Marcy Newman's blog, Body on the Line, in the context of recent violence in the West Bank, including this stunning video of a cuffed and blindfolded Palestinian boy getting shot point-blank: