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"Ten Things I Need to Know" by Richard Jackson

The brightest stars are the first to explode. Also hearts. It is important to pay attention to love’s high voltage signs. The mockingbird is really ashamed of its own feeble song lost beneath all those he has to imitate. 643 more words

Poetry

The keys that lock the door also open it: three poems by Richard Jackson

After All This

After all this love, after the birds rip like scissors
through the morning sky, after we leave, when the empty
bed appears like a collapsed galaxy, or the wake of… 1,386 more words

Poetry

Terrorism, Torture, and the Problem of Evil in Our Time

Reading Confessions of a Terrorist: a novel by Richard Jackson (published by Zed Books, London & New York, 2014, $24.95, £16.99)

 

Richard Jackson, a professor of peace studies at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand, has written a probing political essay that takes the form of an imagined dialogue between a British interrogator and an Egyptian terrorist who is apparently thought at the time of their conversation to be the mastermind of an imminent attack on Great Britain. 1,008 more words

Commentary

Hope and Trust

All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had said through the prophet:  “The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” (which means “God with us”).   238 more words

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Man Arrested In Raid On Northglenn Home Has Ties To White Supremacy

NORTHGLENN, Colo. (CBS4) – Two months after a large-scale raid on a home in Northglenn, federal prosecutors are revealing what was found and who was arrested. 365 more words

News

As in, for the better

Change is a cheap place to start. Deconstructionists are all about it,
turning meaning on its head and back again and again and then meaning… 683 more words

Poetry

Visionary, Richard Jackson

Visionary, Richard Jackson

I could feel a few dying stars hovering over my shoulder
but that wasn’t it. Not the fact that there are so few… 585 more words

Richard Jackson