Monthly Archives: April 2010

EUGENE V. DEBS

Eugene Debs & Emil Seidel campaign medal, 1912. LETTER ON IMMIGRATION, 1910 by Eugene V. Debs My Dear Brewer: Have just read the majority report of the Committee on Immigration. It is utterly unsocialistic, reactionary and in truth outrageous, and … Continue reading

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ANKH

Ankh by Eve Toliman Anna Akhmatova. Just the sound of your name softly hammering against the roof of my mouth calls me, gently, into order.  Anna Akhmatova. If one such as you once lived then I want to live here … Continue reading

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ANDREAS ECONOMAKIS

Cockroach. Flickr photograph by Kidicarus222. COCKROACH by Andreas Economakis It’s late summer afternoon, one of those calm afternoons that warms the skin, coating the entire body in a heavy yet soft cocoon.  I’m in a little seaside village in Southern … Continue reading

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This be the Verse

THIS BE THE VERSE by Philip Larkin They fuck you up, your mum and dad They may not mean to, but they do. They fill you with the faults they had And add some extra, just for you. But they … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: ANTONIO MACHADO

LAST NIGHT, AS I WAS SLEEPING, I DREAMT MARVELOUS ERROR! by Antonio Machado Last night, as I was sleeping, I dreamt — marvelous error! – that a spring was breaking out in my heart. I said: Along which secret aqueduct, … Continue reading

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FRIDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: Max Beckmann

Excerpt from “Letters to a Woman Painter” by Max Beckmann It is necessary for you, you who now draw near to the motley and tempting realm of art, it is very necessary that you also comprehend how close to danger … Continue reading

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THE YES MEN

Photograph of a child pumping water in Bhopal, India from a contaminated Union Carbide source. DOW HIJACKS LIVE EARTH RUN OR DO THE YES MEN? April 19, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DOW THROWS A DISMAL PARTY, FEW ATTEND Underattended “Run … Continue reading

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