An ode to poetry

I love poetry. I love the power of words to slide off the paper and slip effortlessly through the tongue only to pierce one’s heart with enlightenment and understanding. The gravity of words oft spoken, oft thought, oft quoted, which uncover new worlds of meaning each time they are encountered. Poetry is the poor man’s... Continue Reading →

American Soldiers speak out

‎"By robbing others of their inherent dignity, by denying them respect and by treating them as a less than human other, we ultimately rob ourselves of our own dignity, humanity and compassion" - Kelly Dougherty, Executive Director of Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) So if you talk about all those peopple in Iraq killling... Continue Reading →

Dead Man Walking

There is a man. His picture is everywhere. His name is on everyone’s lips. His deeds are the talk of the town. And yet there is no sadder profile on the planet than this dead man walking... Osama bin Laden. To me, that name is synonymous with scapegoat, the biggest scapegoat history has ever seen.... Continue Reading →

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