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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:

A Dance of Light and Shadow

After the Whirlwind

A Grievous Deception (Fabricating War Out of Absolutely Nothing)
Alien Emergency

And then the Alien turned toward Zanna
An End to Empire

Another stunning sunset: Ilan Pappe: Israel's righteous fury and its victims in Gaza
A Transparency (The word made from broken pieces): "Nobody is asleep in Gaza"
A very strong energy drink

Back into the Ruins: What is this? Just stunned
Barry Taylor: Foreshore Findings

Beneath the Great World's Notice and Lost to History
Better Together?
Borderlands: Between the Dream and the Reality
College Pigskin Preview: The New Amazing Return of A Crazy American Girl
Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore: Faced

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

Dr Mads Gilbert on the Palestinian will to resist: "I compare occupation with occupation"
Dwindling Domain (Nazim Hikmet: from Living)
Edward Dorn: If it should ever come

Emily Dickinson: Tell all the Truth but tell it slant
Erasing the Forgotten: Has Gaza Eluded the Historical Memory of Poetry?

Fernando Pessoa: The falling of leaves that one senses without hearing them fall
Fireworks are like anything else in life, he said


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?

Heimat: A Tribute in Light: What's So Funny 'Bout Peace, Love and Understanding
"Hello my name is..."
Hijos de un dios mejor
I am the bullets, the oranges and the memory: Mahmoud Darwish: Ahmad Al-Zatar / Fadwa Tuqan: Hamza

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

Ideology #2: With Respect
Is something broken in The Great Towns? Dougie Wallace: Shoreditch Wildlife
I will make mine arrows drunk with blood
John Frank Keith: Oh, Yeah?
killing us while we are sleeping

Lights out in BEAU Y Town

lost souls
Mahmoud Darwish: Silence for Gaza
Mahmoud Darwish: Think of Others

Mahmoud Darwish: Under Siege
Marwan Ali: Train / Ahmed Ashraf: The Iron Way
Marwan Ali: Translation

Munitions Madness: Procurement and Disposal
Naomi Shihab Nye: For Mohammed Zeid of Gaza, Age 15
No Place Like Ohm
no one knows

Out of Africa: Gorilla Happiness, while there's still time

Pablo Neruda: I want to talk with the pigs
Palintology: Final Words
Pedestrians -- A Problem in Traffic Engineering  
Philip Larkin: The Beats: A Few Simple Words

Price reductions
Rainer Maria Rilke: Orpheus. Eurydike. Hermes -- she was already lost

Rebuilding the House of Stones: A Meditation Outside the Fertile Grounds Cafe
Robert Creeley: A Wicker Basket
Robinson Jeffers: De Rerum Virtute

Robinson Jeffers: Point Joe
Russell Edson: The Pilot
Seeing Multiples: Ghosts of Jönköping ("We are somewhere else")
Shadows on the Bridge

Shock (but there it is)
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) 

Stretching It
the daily screenshot

The General Comes Home: Miko Peled: "Gaza reminds us of Zionism's original sin"
The Human Abstract
The meaning of world football
The Toll: Asmaa Al-Ghoul: Never ask me about peace again

Thomas Wyatt: Stond who so list vpon the Slipper toppe / Seneca: Chorus Two: from Thyestes
Viral (Philip Larkin: Myxomatosis)

Welcome home, villager: A window into the minds of the occupiers ("the most moral army in the world")

When medics cry
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 Hillary 
Wislawa Szymborska: Hatred (It almost makes you have to look away)

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