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Two Poets—Ed Dorn & Sean Bonney

Ed Dorn

“He knew that just to wake up in the morning is to be political.“ Jennifer Dunbar
“No poet has been more painfully, movingly, … 6,188 more words
Poetry & Poetics

Sean Bonney; COMETS & BARRICADES: INSURRECTIONARY IMAGINATION IN EXILE

Sean Bonney; COMETS & BARRICADES: INSURRECTIONARY IMAGINATION IN EXILE

Let every word indicate the most frightening of distances, it would still take billions of centuries, talking at one word per second, to express a distance which is only an insignificance when it comes to infinity.  5,365 more words

Poetry & Poetics

Shocking images emerge after French Football Celebration

France beat Croatia 4-2 in the World Cup Final 2018.

While most countries celebrated in an orderly fashion, the French “fans” decided to destroy their country. 15 more words

Europe

Praying for Haiti

Right now, I should be about 2,600 miles away in Kenscoff, Haiti going to church and then going to play with the kids up at Chances for Children La Creche orphanage. 351 more words

Landscape Photography

Paris celebrates, riots after France wins World Cup

PARIS — World Cup, World Cup and more World Cup — that’s all France is talking about.

“Eternal Happiness” said Monday’s headline in sports daily L’Equipe, summing up the mood of many who can’t imagine the euphoria will ever fade. 447 more words

World

Iraq Protesters Storm Airport, Oil Offices Amidst Energy Crisis; Foreign Companies Begin Evacuations, by Tyler Durden

Fifteen years after the US invasion, Iraq still has a way to go before it becomes a model Middle East democracy. From Tyler Durden at zerohedge.com: 351 more words

Government

Watch "Chicago Police Release Footage After Officer- react to Augustus reaching

Looks as if he did reach for gun.. Permit holders should respect police and gun .

No run and reach for concealed weapon.

NBC nightly news clip below… 20 more words

People