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Saturday, 28 June 2014


19th century greetings card: artist unknown


sleepy fox: TC

Here are links to the later individual post entries (after 26 June 2014), in alphabetical order:

Abandonment (Bunting's Horace: Forget the weather)
Achtung! (The New Great Wall of Europe)

A Dance of Light and Shadow
After Sidney (cloud tsunami)

After the Whirlwind
A Grievous Deception (Fabricating War Out of Absolutely Nothing)
Air of Resignation

Alien Emergency
Almost Time Now
America: Structural: This is how it's going down

American Terror
A Monster from the North: The Day the Germans Came to Kondomari (George Seferis: Postscript)

An 'Act of War'
And then the Alien turned toward Zanna
An End to Empire
A New Life

Another stunning sunset: Ilan Pappe: Israel's righteous fury and its victims in Gaza
Anthropomorphism Under Attack
Aram Saroyan: Old People

A Recursive Nightmare
Aris Messinis: This week on Lesvos / George Seferis: from 'Thrush': "Light, angelic and black..."

A seemingly insatiable demand
Ask the Goats

A streak of rust (Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore: Gray Fox)
At fawning time
At the Border
Attila József: Lullaby / Helen Percival: A Long Walk / Prayers of the People of the World

A Transparency (The word made from broken pieces): "Nobody is asleep in Gaza"
At Sea (Yannis Ritsos: Sources: "...between two strokes with the oars")

Austerity: A New Song on the Taxes (from Irish Street Ballads)
Austin Granger: In a wide wilderness, a far cry / Robert Creeley: Moral
A very strong energy drink
A Voice from Troy

Back into the Ruins: What is this? Just stunned
Barricade (Nâzim Hikmet Ran: Faust's House)

Barry Taylor: Foreshore Findings
Barry Taylor: Listen Closely
Being Boring

Beneath the Great World's Notice and Lost to History
Bertolt Brecht: Children of the Future

Bertolt Brecht: Die Musen / The Muses
Bertolt Brecht: On Thinking About Hell in Los Angeles, 1941 ("...just when I enter the desert")

Bertolt Brecht: Parade of the Old New
Better Together?
Beyond Gaming
Beyond the Numbers: Wislawa Szymborska: A Word on Statistics / Bálint Pörenczi: At the Hungarian border, Röszke

Black Dog
Black Wave (Pacific Melt)

Blank Space
Blending In (Lunar Impersonation)
Bolts (Lucretius: On the Nature of Things)

Borderlands: Between the Dream and the Reality
Boundary Issues

Broken Promises
Camilo José Vergara: When Everything Fails (Repurposing Salvation in America's Urban Ruins)
Carl Sandburg: I Am the Mob, the People (A Poetry Comic by Nora Sawyer)
Cecil the Lion, Meet Man the Killer
Chaos at Tavornik Station (On the New Route to Europe) / Joseph Ceravolo: Der Wanderer

College Pigskin Preview: The New Amazing Return of A Crazy American Girl
Commitment to a Losing Cause: Simonides of Ceos: For the Spartan Dead at Thermopylae (480 B.C.)

Craig Stephen Hicks, Angry White Men and Falling Down

Crusaders -- they're all Charlies
Crushed (George Seferis: "The blood swells now..." from Summer Solstice)
Danger Along the Border

Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore: Faced
Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore: The Brother to the Dog

Day into Night

Democracy DOA (working conditions)
Dennis Cowals: Before the Pipeline (Near the End of the Dreamtime)

Desperation (Where Go the Boats?)

Diesel; or, Inexplicable Safety Measures Must Be Good Or Why Would We Have Them?
Dirty Water

Dog Days in the Human Zoo

Don't Look Back (Wislawa Szymborska: Lot's Wife)
Dr Mads Gilbert on the Palestinian will to resist: "I compare occupation with occupation"
Dwindling Domain (Nazim Hikmet: from Living)

Easy To Forget

Edward Dorn: Bob Considine
Edward Dorn: If it should ever come
Edward Dorn: On first looking into Shakespeare's Folios just after Christmas 1998, at the New British Library
Edward Thomas: The Owl
Edwin Denby / Weegee: In Public, In Private (In the Tunnel of Love and Death)

Elephant Memories
Emily Dickinson: Tell all the Truth but tell it slant
End of the World Cinema: Daring To Be the Same / The Commanders 

Erasing the Forgotten: Has Gaza Eluded the Historical Memory of Poetry?
Erich Fried: A Jew to Zionist Fighters ("I want to be a new Jew with these new Jews...")

Europe a Prophecy

"Everything is sighing" (Joseph Ceravolo: Come Clean)
Ezra Pound: Canto CXIII: preparation for sky burial

Ezra  Pound: from Canto I: Into the Underworld (A Poetry Comic by Nora Sawyer)
Faces in the Sky (Mahmoud Darwish: I'm from there)

Fashion Week
Fear of Television

Fernando Pessoa: The falling of leaves that one senses without hearing them fall
Fire Season

Fireworks are like anything else in life, he said
Flann O'Brien: Is it about a bicycle?


Forugh Farrokhzad: The Wind Will Take Us / Street Art Iran: Nafir (Scream)
Francis and the Miracle of the Spring

Frank O'Hara: On Dealing with the Canada Question
Friedrich Hölderlin: Narcyssen . . . / Jim Dine: Thistles in September
Gag Reflex: Federico García Lorca: Paisaje de la multitud que vomita (Anochecer en Coney Island)

George Herbert: I got me flowers

Gérard de Nerval: El Desdichado (Chimeras)
Global Pong (Wave Theory)

Grapefruit Moon with Murmurations
Guardng the Endeared Homelandscape: Wallace Stevens: Late Hymn on Myrrh-Mountain / Eudora Welty: Place / Rogue Blimp

Hanging by a thread
Have Mercy ((Mr. Obama, do you have a heart? A letter from Dr. Mads Gilbert, a physician working in Gaza)
Hazard Response: What Went Wrong in Happy Valley?


H.D. (Hilda Doolittle): Euripides: The Chorus to Iphigeneia
Heavy Weather (All the Uncool Kids)
Heimat: A Tribute in Light: What's So Funny 'Bout Peace, Love and Understanding
"Hello my name is..."
Hijos de un dios mejor

Hilton Obenzinger: Treyf Pesach
How it went down for Thabo: NYPD chokeslam, broken leg, plain sight perpwalk show -- American dream glass half full?
How To Speak American
Hsieh T'iao: Viewing the Three Lakes

I am the bullets, the oranges and the memory: Mahmoud Darwish: Ahmad Al-Zatar / Fadwa Tuqan: Hamza
Ideology #2: With Respect
In a timeless world, as autumn comes
In a time of poisoned horses: Thomas Wyatt: If waker care, if sodayne pale Coulor

In Darkness: Joseph Ceravolo: The pains of children / Baraa Al-Halabi: The death of the seller
Indonesia Is On Fire: A dismal Situation

Insecurity: Burundi
Inside the No-Go Zone: Exploring the Hidden Secrets of the Brum Caliphate ("83 outfits on the 8:30 train from Selly Oak")
In the Dark
In the Harvest Season: Vassilis Zambaras: Stopping by a Grove of Ancient Olive Trees Near Twilight, I Think Myself Fortunate

In the other life: George Seferis: Mathios Paskalis Among the Roses
In the Shadows: A 'Mystery' for Mrs. General

I Scare Myself: Marguerite Yourcenar: Exploring the Dark Brain of Piranesi's Prisons
Is not the night restless for them?

Is something broken in The Great Towns? Dougie Wallace: Shoreditch Wildlife
It Changes Everything (Perilous Sanctuary)

Its horn more precious than gold

Ivor Gurney: First Time In ["After the dread tales..."]
Ivor Gurney: Possessions
I will make mine arrows drunk with blood 
Je Suis Virunga

Jim Dine: Murder (for Tom Raworth)
Jim Dine: My Letter to the Troops
Jim Dine: 'When Creeley met Pep' (simply a doll to love)

John Donne: A nocturnall upon S.Lucies day, Being the shortest day; with certain Druidical factions
John Ford's Point

John Frank Keith: Oh, Yeah?
John Keats: La belle dame sans merci ("The sedge has withered from the Lake...")
Joseph Ceravolo: October 5, 1986 ("Set us free, set us free")

Josephine Miles: Saving the Bay
Just a perfect day for global epic reflection
killing us while we are sleeping
King of the Grifters
Last Train to Europe
Late Summer Evening

Leaving Debaltseve: "The whole town is destroyed"
Lemur lost -- last redoubt (Wislawa Szymborska: Consolation)

"Let's stay alert": Beatdown of a Black Man in Beersheba, the Daring Dance of the Demon King and other scenes along Refugee Road

Lights out in BEAU Y Town
Little Girl
Lorenzo Thomas: Inauguration
Lorenzo Thomas: MMDCCXIII 1/2   

lost souls
Love Songs
Luna de Sangre: Hasbara Moon ("And Then We Were Free")

Mahmoud Darwish: "In everything there's a being that suffers": Two Poems from the Occupation
Mahmoud Darwish: In Jerusalem
Mahmoud Darwish: Silence for Gaza
Mahmoud Darwish: Think of Others

Mahmoud Darwish: Under Siege
Mahmoud Darwish: Words

Marcia Roberts: Revealed and Not Revealed
Margaret Lucas Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle: Of Many Worlds in This World
Marianne Moore: The Pangolin
Mario Vargas Llosa: The horror that is called Hebron / Hazzem Azzeh: Holdout in H2

Marwan Ali: Train / Ahmed Ashraf: The Iron Way
Marwan Ali: Translation

Marwan Barghouti: There will be no peace until Israel's occupation of Palestine ends / Erich Fried: Was es ist

Meanwhile in Athens (Vassilis Zambaras: Web)
Meditation: Cat Dancer
Michael Lally: Swing Theory: 2

Migrants on death path through the ruins: Wislawa Szymborska: "I don't seek refuge for eternity" (1962) / "We used to know the world inside out" (1945)
Migratory: 'We are alone'
Minnie: Safely Home

Mohamedou Ould Slahi: Guantánamo Diary
Mon brillant hiver sur le magnifique lac Érié
Movie of the Year: Leviathan: In the Belly of the Beast

Munitions Madness: Procurement and Disposal
My Obsession

Mystery Goo: Mercy, Mercy Me
Nancy Morejon: Tobacco Worker
Naomi Shihab Nye: For Mohammed Zeid of Gaza, Age 15
Nâzim Hikmet Ran: I Come and Stand At Every Door

Nâzim Hikmet Ran: Things I Didn't Know I Loved (on the Prague-Berlin train)

Nâzim Hikmet Ran: Two Poems
Negativland: No Other Possibility ("...dying is easy, comedy is hard")
New Moon (Not Dark Yet)
Nin Andrews / Vanessa Winship: Home Comforts
no man's land / Vallejo: two poems from Trilce

No More Tangles: The birth of a truly digital world in which nothing can ever again go wrong, mostly
no one knows
No one to rock the cradle (Nazim Hikmet: You must live with great seriousness, like a squirrel) 

No Place Like Ohm
Now do you understand why they choose the sea?

Obscurity (Brecht: "This is the year which people will be silent about")
Of Kith and Kin: Braemar: A Royal Gathering / Kobane: Three Funerals and a Wedding
On the Great Hungarian Plain

O-o-h Child
Open Arms

Out of Africa: Gorilla Happiness, while there's still time
Pablo Neruda: I want to talk with the pigs
Pablo Neruda: Keeping Quiet

Palintology: Final Words
Paratactic "Correspondences": Friedrich Hölderlin: Griechenland (Greece): "Toward wooded Avignon"

Pay-To-Play Killer Cop: The Death of Eric Harris, the Black Holocaust and 'Bad' History in Oklahoma
Peckerwood Diplomacy
Pedestrians -- A Problem in Traffic Engineering  
Philae Lander: Fade Out / Frantz Fanon: The End of the European Game 

Philandering Moon (We Are Not a Virus)
Phiip Larkin: Kid Stuff

Philip Larkin: The Beats: A Few Simple Words
Philip Whalen: Alleyway

Poetry and Extreme Weather Events: William McGonagall: The Tay Bridge Disaster 
Polar Bears: The Big Sleep ("Is the white bear worth seeing?")
Praxilla of Sicyon: What I leave behind

Pressure Drop: Democracy in Chains: The Reluctant Capitulation of the Recalcitrant Victim (John Giorno: An Unemployed Machinist)

Price reductions
Private Moment: If you could read my mind

Projections of a Dream

Rainer Maria Rilke: Orpheus. Eurydike. Hermes -- she was already lost
Rainy Night in Oaktown

Ray Bradbury: There Will Come Soft Rains

Re-admitting Eternity (Joseph Ceravolo: No Complaints)
Really Not a Planet

Rebuilding the House of Stones: A Meditation Outside the Fertile Grounds Cafe
Red Shuttleworth: Three Poems from the Bone-Dry West

Red State Scream Preview (A Period Haunting)
Relocation (the new ABCs)
Rites of Spring: Fire

Robert Creeley: A Wicker Basket
Robert Creeley: For Debora
Robert Creeley: Love

Robert Herrick: To his saviour. The New yeers gift
Robert Walser: A Biedermeier Story 
Robert Walser: The Battle of Sempach
Robert Walser: The Job Application

Robert Walser: Yes, I confess that for some years past
Roberto Bolaño: Among the Horses
Robinson Jeffers: De Rerum Virtute
Robinson Jeffers: Night Without Sleep
Robinson Jeffers: Pelicans

Robinson Jeffers: Point Joe
Rohingya: Adrift

Rollin' In It: Celebrating the Tyranny of Freedom
Rumi: The Diver's Clothes Lying Empty (A Poetry Comic by Nora Sawyer)

Russell Edson: The Pilot
Samuel Beckett: Cascando

Samuel Beckett: My Family
Say What You Will

Seeing Multiples: Ghosts of Jönköping ("We are somewhere else")
Self-Immolation / Erich Fried: Angst und Zweifel (Anxiety and Doubt)

Shadows on the Bridge
Shock (but there it is)
Simon Schuchat: Lion

Slipping the Chain
Smoke Alarm

Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen: Eternalization (Se tanto me dói que as coisas passem)  
Sophocles: Oedipus the King: On the shore of the god of evening (The chorus prays for deliverance from the epidemic)
Stevie Smith: Songe d'Athalie (Vision prémonitoire)

Stretching It
Studying the ashes under the stars (George Seferis: Fires of St. John)

Sy Hersh: My Lai Revisited: "We were carrying the war very hard to them"

Telos -- The End? (Yannis Ritsos: It's taking us a long time to get old)
Terence Patrick Winch: Music for Earthlings

Terence Patrick Winch: Today I Went Out 
That secret depth: Thomas Traherne: A Serious and Pathetical Contemplation of the Mercies of God / Jorge Guadalupe Lizárraga: In this world
The Avenger (Lorine Niedecker: "A monster owl...")
the daily screenshot 
The Desertification of Eden

The Domestic Life of Elmer O'Fydd Briefly Considered As An Aspect of the Neverending Cosmic Spectacle of Uncaring

The exhausted voyager makes landfall (from Chapman's Odyssey)
The Forgotten
The General Comes Home: Miko Peled: "Gaza reminds us of Zionism's original sin"
The Human Abstract
The Jews of Asia
The Last Rhodesian Barbeque

The meaning of world football
The most patriotic picture ever taken of me

The Night Visitors

The only moment we have is right now
There must be something

The return of the exhausted monarchy
The Ritual Aspect

The Shield of Archilochus
The Sky Is Crying

The Tunnel
"These faint pastel bands..."
The Stations of the Forced Wanderer (Nazim Hikmet Ran: 20 September 1945)

The strange haunting song of Bad Canary; or how not to spend your summer vacation
The Toll: Asmaa Al-Ghoul: Never ask me about peace again
They Have Come This Far, How Much Farther Do They Have To Go?
Things Fall Apart

ThisIsACoup (Vassilis Zambaras: Hope Dies Last / An Air of Acquiescence)
This Is Hollywood
This is where the magic happens (Dark Money)
Thomas Campion: Now winter nights enlarge
Thomas Hardy: Waiting Both

Thomas Wyatt: Stond who so list vpon the Slipper toppe / Seneca: Chorus Two: from Thyestes
Thomas Wyatt: The longe love that in my thought doeth harbar / Petrarch: Amor che nel penser mio vive e regna

Thousand Year Empire
Tightly Protected

"Time rotates..."

Tom Clark: Evening Train
Tom Raworth: Shadows

Turbulence and Serenity: van Gogh at Auvers, June-July 1890: Last Strokes

Unearthly Beauty
Unlock the Gates

Vachel Lindsay: The Little Turtle: A Recitation for Martha Wakefield, Three Years Old; together with a Humane Consideration of the Hazards of Turtle Intervention
Viral (Philip Larkin: Myxomatosis)
Wallace Stevens: A flight of birds that disappeared from the ruin as we entered the picture / Simon Howard: ((sonnet)) ("numerous crows all sound...")

Wallace Stevens: Thinking of a Relation between the Images of Metaphors
Walt Whitman / John Neubauer: By Broad Potomac's Shore

War of the Climate Worlds: Warming Trend 1, Snowmageddon 0
War of the Worlds: Behemoth vs. Leviathan: Everything is everyone's fault
W.B. Yeats: The Second Coming (A  Sideshow)
Welcome home, villager: A window into the minds of the occupiers ("the most moral army in the world")
We'll Leave a Light On

Wet Leaves
What I Did on My Summer Vacation
What is the value of a stone? / Erich Fried: Ertrag

When medics cry
Where Is the House of the Friend?

While we were away at the circus of representation: Ten minutes and then no home -- no memory, no history
"Who you out here for?"
Why are you punishing me? What is my crime? (Yannis Ritsos: Diaries of Exile)

Why Hillary   
William Carlos Williams / Dorothea Lange: The Descent
William Carlos Williams: The Thing

Wislawa Szymborska: Children of Our Age ("To acquire a political meaning / you don't even have to be human")

Wislawa Szymborska: Distraction
Wislawa Szymborska: Hatred (It almost makes you have to look away)
Wislawa Szymborska: Map

Wislawa Szymborska: Some like poetry
Wislawa Szymborska: Tarsier

Wislawa Szymborska: Utopia

Yannis Ritsos: The Unhinged Shutter

Yarmouk: 'I Am Not a Statistic'
You (V) (Hölderlin) 


danielle salk said...

I sure would like to subscribe to this blog but cannot find a way. the link at bottom brings html language.

TC said...

Danielle, at the bottom of the page it will say "Subscribe".

When I click on that, it works. (Don't understand why you're getting code.)