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© Günter Grass; 2012

This poem has caused political reverberations but as a non party political site we offer you no critique or clever journalistic mind sway, just a link to the poem for you to make up your own mind.

WEB ON A GREEK URN

Parts 1 and 2 of ten sonnets

America beat a long winding path to my door; liberty founding fathers founding fathers founding fathers founding fathers founding fathers Lincoln Lincoln Lincoln Lincoln ACTA ACTA ACTA liberty liberty Bradley Manning Bradley Manning Bradley Manning Bradley Manning Bradley Manning Syrian Veto thePoetGeo

 

 

All that is, on the silvery web; Can be brushed by the whispering wind spiders spiders curious flies anonymous anonymous newsspindisinformation state sponsored crackers crackers wiki Leaks wiki Leaks twitter feed neuronal grey putty human sheeple intrusions intrusions sacred identity sacred identity the poet geo


© @thePoetGeo 2012
Parts 1 and 2 of ten sonnets titled, 'Web on a Greek Urn'

Poem 1 first published on Poetry 24 spacera web site that delivers contemporary news items in poetic form

LIVIN' IN THE LAND WHERE THE WHIP STILL CRACKS

Noah Gauthier delivers the most moving poem I have heard at #occupydenver


 

Poem © Noah Gauthier 2011 - Video © www.DenverDirect.tv 2011

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And So Your Poetry Must

Be wary you say
of its claims
lest you waive art
to us millions unworthy
of taste and manner
lest you be christened
peddler of images
alien in form
pagan in content
lest your license
be forfeited
your ear for resonance
your feel for the sublime.

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© Ericson L. Acosta 1995

While conducting human rights research in the Philippines, poet, songwriter, and journalist Ericson Acosta was arrested tortured and detained without trial.

“A year ago today, the state took from me the following:
1. A CELLULAR PHONE – the make and features of which, my wife once described to be impossibly antediluvian;
2. A COMPUTER NOTEBOOK – blamelessly Chinese and functioning;
3. AND ONE PARTICULAR NON-GADGET – belongling in fact to the category of the non-object, yet whose loss can be so dreadfully concrete you'd swear never again to spell it in small letters - FREEDOM”

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Occupy lsx london - philosophy and poetry


Spoken by THE PEOPLE: Some philosophy and poetry to explain the reasons for the movement.
(St.Paul's, London - Mon 17th / Tuesday 18th October 2011.)
(If you are one of the people in this video - please get in touch.)