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, October 25, 2007
David-Baptiste Chirot's "Dead See Scrawls"
" A perilous drive/welcomes visitors." Where are we going, and who's driving the car? "No one to drive the car." Who's putting their shoulder to the wheel, and will they awaken out of this nightmare?