Category Archives: political poetry

reflections of current events come in poetic abstractions, i abstain from convention with unbounded lyrical linguistic ascension, hypercritical of political activity. paired with pictures my passages provocatively gain voice.

a lesson in political theater

see how politics works? it’s all about imagery, soundbytes and short statements. look at george bush make a televised statement here in march 2007. what is the purpose of having an airline stewardess, some army generals, a young man in a … Continue reading

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searching for peace from maine to new york to washington d.c.

searching for what? ARTiculating memories, recalling mental images, embedding energy now connecting with rhymes. i saw the magnetic fields pulling me and my earth towards you, a star, a massive ball of hydrogen and helium in the center of “our” solar … Continue reading

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tahrir square & the egyptian revolution

NOTES FROM THE ARAB SPRING: WHAT DOES NOVEMBER BRING? across the river nile: the center for the uprising in egypt: tahrir square in cairo. located across the river nile from the pyramids of giza. muslims, egyptians, arabs and middle easterns. … Continue reading

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it’s happening!

hey Americans! read this article from the New York Times about the movement taking place in New York City and across the country. (it began across the globe) http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/06/nyregion/major-unions-join-occupy-wall-street-protest.html?_r=1&hp “We have to look for sparks wherever they are. It could … Continue reading

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political platitudes

let us examine some of the platitudes we heard tonight in the republican debate: “i believe in america. i believe in freedom. i love this country. i believe in the principles that make this country the hope of the earth.” … Continue reading

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“republican debates”

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coded langauge

saul williams encouraging us to self-actualize. many miss the message who can’t recognize the wisdom offered within tightly connected poetically infused sentences. reclaim the present. determine the future at this very moment. 

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