To my 4 or 5 readers,
Finals madness has begun. I’m keeping busy writing poems and stories and writing papers about the craft of writing poems and stories. So. I will start updating this blog more frequently sometime next week.
In the meantime, keep reading, keep writing, keep your fist clenched, and keep a song in your head.
Do you hear that? It sounds like truth getting caught up in politicians’ off-kilter spin.
And here’s the livestream of the action at Occupy Wall Street.
Hundreds of police officers, some in riot gear, descended on Zuccotti Park after midnight Tuesday in a surprise sweep of the Occupy Wall Street headquarters.
It comes just two days ahead of a massive planned demonstration Thursday marking the movement’s two-month anniversary.
Police handed out letters to protesters ordering them to temporarily evacuate the park. Police said the eviction will improve health conditions.
Campers were ordered to remove all their tents. Police claimed it was a health issue.
This is worrying. Man, if this one goes down, that’s a rough sign for the overall movement.
I now have a twitter account. Things I post on there will probably be a little more personal than what I post here, but feel free to follow.
Suheir Hammad performing “First Writing Since.” I meant to post this on the anniversary of 9/11, but its message is important any time of the year.
All you crazy radical poets have probably heard this one before. In any case, it bears repeating: