Monthly Archives: June 2010

Poem: Invention of the Camel

The invention of the camel was frosting on the desert’s cake just as the invention of the whale was to the oceans which were splendid and magnificent in themselves but when suddenly whales moved through them they entered a higher … Continue reading

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Poem: The Good Ship Rachel Corrie

Israelis called the “Rachel Corrie” “Linda” as they boarded it to force it into port, they couldn’t call it by its real name for shame of crushing everyone for sport. It’s not enough they shot the other folk for trying … Continue reading

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Poem: Peacefully Sleeping Reapers

Crossing the river Saint Christopher scratched his ear and a mosquito became enlightened Saint Theresa stepped on an ant that hobbled home and delivered the good news Hasan of Basra sat for a moment in the shade in Basra and … Continue reading

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