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I cannot say it all started that night
but that is when it became clear: dark,
full, swelling wounds of inobvious origin
bursting their seams, flying upon us all. 155 more words



we long for peace
it seems to surround us
but perhaps
it is only darkness falling
with its uneven temper

In response to Jennifer Knoblock’s plaintive poem, Winter.


Keeping Up With the Kuffiya

“These are patterns that have deep cultural histories and bely even deeper political struggles that must be acknowledged…” 912 more words


Dr. Langa visits Rhodes

Award-winning writer, Dr. Langa’s background and his huge involvement in the political struggle justifies his interest in exploring and writing about the South African political history. 425 more words


Carol Lee: Political Battle Ramps Up Over Iran Nuclear Deal

Wall Street Journal: President Obama must overcome skeptical Republicans as well as some Democrats in Congress

WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama’s bet on a diplomatic agreement to deter Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon faces an immediate test at home, where he must overcome the politics of skeptical Republicans as well as some Democrats in Congress. 46 more words


It is what comes after

Though in a world of doubt surrounded,
our river plies, churns, hides its own
error, misgiving, re-creation, courage
of moment, witness borne, lost. Our hero… 66 more words