The War on Americans. Attacks on the Free Press. A war is over when hostilities end and people become civil again. The Civil War never ended. Racism in America is due, in part, to the inability of Americans to end the violence of war. So it goes on with talk of a second Civil War […]
I have an underlying health condition cause unknown, like addiction to Aunt Nora or Widow Jane, a thing always just out of reach, yeah seeking either as I’m a dealer, is insane but when deprived I feel something, something is seriously wrong with this ragtag raging world, oh sin oh sympathy, I have that too, […]
If what keeps you up nights are poets make no mistake you may be one, if poetry possibilities increase– The one way to know is let words keep you awake and never give you peace. Photos by Rayn Roberts ’19
There’s a bus to nowhere, somewhere I think is home.
I feel the half moon human mind moving to fullness
clearly asking, “Will you stay with the solemn monks
Or return to the maddening city life of hell in Seoul?”
Through slanting doors and broken windows odd furniture in dim rooms old books and roses rotting with age I follow you, charts and crumpled maps and paper glitter like a lost hope– Sudden sky and wide water reeds along a shore under a silver willow you call to the other side. No limb or vine […]
Photos of Leaves and Trees by Rob Kashey.
I have this thing about Patti Smith Her street punk poetry With back alley images And anger towards righteousness Mixed down into a driving beat I have this thing about Annie Lennox Her rhythmic’s sweet dreams From a thousand twisted beauties Shrouded in powdered nudity Layered through aural sound barriers I have this thing about […]
PoetsWest #202 Political Theater (29.04 minutes) Thursday 6:30 p.m. Dec 15 2016 KSER 90.7 FM on The Road Home from Everett, WA. Broadcast available via streaming @ http://www.kser.org/ Poems Free Will & Instant Replay 2.52 Jack McCarthy Nanopolitics 0.43 Jim Lutz The Big Show 4.42 Natasha Priester Lamentation 0.32 Tomás Gayton A Single Man […]
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Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. KSER 90.7 FM on The Road Home from Everett, WA. The broadcast is available via streaming by going tohttp://www.kser.org/ and following the Listen Live links. PoetsWest #175 Poems for Peace on the International Day of Peace (29.06 minutes) March 26, ’03 (1.46) Ed Mast Glory of War 1.23 […]