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.
Thursday, March 26, 2009
Johnny Cash's "Hurt"/A Poetics of Agency and Suffering
Dear Johnny Cash, thanks for the chills. If only to write one thing as moving as this.