Songs, Tears, and Laughter

New poem up now on my Patreon page! These are not dark timesEven on this day of lossOf songs, tears, and laughterHearts are broken and clouds cover the skyWho'd dare try to blanket your brightness! Gain early access to read the complete poem now!

Summer Reading List #005

Democracy Now!: 20 Years Covering the Movements Changing America by Amy Goodman, with David Goodman and Denis Moynihan I finally got my copy! I’m seriously looking forward to reading this book. And it has nothing to do with me having interned at Democracy Now! or with my name – before the name change – being…

RobotsWillKill + Friends @ myplasticheart Art Show

I went to the opening of RobotsWillKill + Friends art show at myplasticheart, last Friday night, July 13th. The art will be up until August 13th. All works of art are for sale. I got there around a quarter to open and joined the community of artist and art lovers that wrapped around the corner…

Summer Reading List #004

The Rebel’s Silhouette: Selected Poems by Faiz Ahmed Faiz, translated by Agha Shahid Ali. I got this volume of select poems on loan from a friend. One of the features I thought was cool when I borrowed it, was that this translated edition contains Faiz select poems in a bilingual Urdu/English format. By no means,…

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Everything before today means nothing, seems to be the world today. Ignoring the edification one can gain from the tribulations and victories of those afore. To plough through and learn nothing of the past — pure and utter foolishness! Stagnant water is poison! Everything before today matters not, if today is the same as yesterday….