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Board Archive  •  Poetry and Politics  •  August 2003
Poetry and Politics

Maybe the poets, writers, musicians and artists of the world can figure out some answers for our fucked-up world, because nobody else seems to be coming up with any.

This board is for the discussion of global issues from a literary (sympathetic) point of view.


well done MLK by learned Aug 28, 2003 4:58 PM
Awwwww. . . . by shamatha Aug 28, 2003 2:49 PM
yeah, truly, by in_earth Aug 28, 2003 3:36 PM
that rocks by firecracker Sep 4, 2003 6:26 PM
Fresh from the White House by scootertrash Aug 28, 2003 12:21 AM
this queeny-elizabetian look by Arcadia Aug 28, 2003 1:00 PM
MoneyMoneyMoneyMoney. . .Mon-nay by shamatha Aug 27, 2003 8:29 AM
US National Debt by Arcadia Aug 27, 2003 5:32 PM
Ouch.. by mnaz Aug 27, 2003 7:04 PM
of course... by mnaz Aug 28, 2003 4:07 PM
I've always wondered by shamatha Aug 29, 2003 1:16 PM
yeah, by mnaz Aug 30, 2003 11:46 AM
rainbows, freaks, and fooling yourself. by Jo Jo Aug 26, 2003 1:22 PM
you sound like an by Lightning Rod Aug 26, 2003 2:21 PM
he's talking about by in_earth Aug 27, 2003 6:24 AM
Translation please by Allez33 Aug 27, 2003 5:03 AM
(i see what your getting at, but) their politik by in_earth Aug 27, 2003 6:20 AM
ps by in_earth Aug 27, 2003 6:29 AM
Good Points by Allez33 Aug 27, 2003 8:00 AM
Response from a 38 year old pot head. by The Flaming Red Head Aug 29, 2003 8:58 AM
i need help with us law (particularly ohio) by learned Aug 26, 2003 4:06 AM
well... by firecracker Aug 26, 2003 5:00 AM
thanks by learned Aug 26, 2003 5:31 AM
favorite political poems/poets? by firecracker Aug 24, 2003 7:43 AM
Confesiˇn del viento by chronicshankar Aug 24, 2003 3:30 PM
Adonis by deborah russell Aug 24, 2003 7:40 PM
How about posting something by Adonis? by Allez33 Aug 25, 2003 6:49 AM
RE: Something by Adonis - West And East... by deborah russell Aug 25, 2003 10:07 AM
The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner by jota Aug 24, 2003 8:18 PM
that one grim verse by Jim Furnish Aug 27, 2003 3:39 PM
Martin Espada by pathwise Aug 24, 2003 9:20 PM
just take a minute by mnaz Aug 24, 2003 10:25 PM
explanation by pathwise Aug 25, 2003 6:38 AM
thanks. by mnaz Aug 25, 2003 9:26 AM
No problem by pathwise Aug 25, 2003 10:27 AM
Bruce Cockburn by um Aug 24, 2003 11:29 PM
i've always been partial to.. by mnaz Aug 25, 2003 12:42 AM
Poets, not singer/songwriters by Allez33 Aug 25, 2003 6:45 AM
yeah... that's more what i meant by firecracker Aug 25, 2003 8:52 AM
yeah. by mnaz Aug 25, 2003 8:58 AM
Poets and Songwriters??? by deborah russell Aug 25, 2003 10:48 AM
"if songs are not poetic ..." by Allez33 Aug 25, 2003 11:34 AM
Distinctions matter. Words mean something. by deborah russell Aug 25, 2003 1:45 PM
Juan Gelman by Arcadia Aug 25, 2003 9:09 AM
Allen Ginsberg by Dave The Dov Aug 25, 2003 11:38 AM
Death to Van Gogh's Ear by Allez33 Aug 26, 2003 5:26 AM
A Thanksgiving Prayer by bohothug Aug 25, 2003 12:05 PM
How about posting it? by Allez33 Aug 26, 2003 5:16 AM
keep them coming... by firecracker Aug 25, 2003 2:33 PM
a few more by firecracker Aug 25, 2003 3:57 PM
june jordan by jamelah Aug 26, 2003 5:28 AM
I have to give it up for Amiri Baraka by e4zr4der Aug 26, 2003 10:13 AM
(not exclusively poets) The Gospelers by in_earth Aug 27, 2003 1:42 PM
Jose Marti by Jim Furnish Aug 27, 2003 3:28 PM
Excellent post, mate by Allez33 Aug 28, 2003 5:07 AM
Latin American, Latino/a, Caribbean, Nuyorican Poets by Allez33 Aug 28, 2003 5:29 AM
"The Battle of Blenheim" by Robert Southey by Billectric Aug 30, 2003 6:12 AM
Political Dementia by deborah russell Aug 23, 2003 9:28 PM
Political Dementia - the real thing by judih. Aug 24, 2003 7:50 PM
reply by judih. Aug 24, 2003 7:54 PM
My agent, J... by deborah russell Aug 24, 2003 10:02 PM
copy writes by judih. Aug 24, 2003 10:21 PM
Photo link... Judhi by deborah russell Aug 25, 2003 10:19 AM
ah, that by judih. Aug 25, 2003 11:04 AM
Umm... okay, I got that part, but..... by deborah russell Aug 25, 2003 11:40 AM
oh, yeah the image code by judih. Aug 25, 2003 11:43 AM
beets me by um Aug 24, 2003 11:27 PM
deadlines for submittals by deborah russell Aug 25, 2003 5:21 AM
gosh by um Aug 26, 2003 2:11 AM
link by doreen peri Aug 25, 2003 7:58 AM
RE: link... by deborah russell Aug 25, 2003 10:16 AM
Totally fucking loopy! by Mob Aug 23, 2003 1:53 AM
PS blah blah blah by Mob Aug 23, 2003 1:57 AM
it all makes sense by in_earth Aug 23, 2003 5:48 AM
That's it. by j_daniels Aug 23, 2003 2:16 AM
you know.. by mnaz Sep 6, 2003 6:38 PM
Crap Arrest of the Week by Mob Aug 23, 2003 1:10 AM
huh? by j_daniels Aug 23, 2003 2:06 AM
ShNews by JacopoBelbo84 Aug 23, 2003 5:09 AM
you may of course ask by Mob Aug 23, 2003 6:22 AM
I thought Britain by Billectric Aug 24, 2003 2:50 PM
Your vote means little by Zorb Aug 22, 2003 8:23 AM
see also.. by mnaz Aug 22, 2003 10:35 AM
see also.. by ironhands Aug 22, 2003 10:45 AM
potential voters by mnaz Aug 22, 2003 10:57 AM
but since you did...:) by ironhands Aug 22, 2003 11:04 AM
The census by Arcadia Aug 22, 2003 10:46 AM
no longer a true democracy by um Aug 23, 2003 12:23 AM
I never thought I would say this by bohothug Aug 25, 2003 12:04 PM
see also.. by mnaz Aug 29, 2003 1:06 PM
Thoreau, the Bible, and modern American imperialism by Will Burrows Aug 21, 2003 7:33 PM
Thoreau by Arcadia Aug 21, 2003 8:03 PM
it's not just america by bitchin' Aug 22, 2003 6:51 AM
You have a good point... by Billectric Aug 24, 2003 2:52 PM
I'll start tomorrow... by Will Burrows Aug 24, 2003 8:39 PM
The Moral Foundation of U.S. Law by shamatha Aug 21, 2003 9:40 AM
Great stuff by Allez33 Aug 21, 2003 11:58 AM
Interesting by bohothug Aug 25, 2003 12:02 PM
Brilliance of Prophecy by judih. Aug 20, 2003 8:31 PM
The Onion by shamatha Aug 21, 2003 9:42 AM
The Arrogance by surfermike Aug 22, 2003 2:38 PM
Prophecy by deborah russell Aug 23, 2003 9:43 PM
Paris, Guerrilla Funk, and "Sonic Jihad" by Allez33 Aug 20, 2003 5:59 AM
Very by Hester Prynne Aug 19, 2003 9:55 PM
uh by ironhands Aug 20, 2003 5:05 AM
the acronym for continental united states by doreen peri Aug 19, 2003 2:06 PM
fool me once... by mnaz Aug 19, 2003 11:59 PM
Ethnic Cleansing in Palestine? by doreen peri Aug 19, 2003 1:47 PM
Doreen... by Alex Uziel Aug 20, 2003 9:04 PM
hey alex... by doreen peri Aug 21, 2003 4:29 PM
i'm back.. by gnosis Aug 22, 2003 12:06 AM
Hi Doreen.... by Situationist Aug 21, 2003 5:26 PM
* by gnosis Aug 22, 2003 12:16 AM
hey gnosis by doreen peri Aug 22, 2003 7:29 AM
Please enter a subject by gnosis Aug 22, 2003 7:34 AM
the way i read that sentence... by doreen peri Aug 22, 2003 10:07 AM
(required) by gnosis Aug 22, 2003 9:17 PM
broad assumptions? by doreen peri Aug 23, 2003 8:00 AM
Subject by gnosis Aug 23, 2003 9:27 AM
hey you by doreen peri Aug 22, 2003 7:26 AM
FIRST OF ALL by gzseidman Aug 28, 2003 8:09 PM
This is all true, however... by Situationist Aug 28, 2003 10:41 PM
You are correct by gzseidman Aug 29, 2003 7:04 AM
2nd reply by Situationist Aug 23, 2003 10:29 AM
good post! by gnosis Aug 23, 2003 9:27 PM
A good reply!! by Situationist Aug 23, 2003 11:10 PM
Wordy you both are by gzseidman Aug 29, 2003 7:30 AM
both sides.. by mnaz Aug 29, 2003 11:22 AM
ABOUT THE FENCE by gzseidman Aug 29, 2003 12:17 PM
please by mnaz Aug 29, 2003 1:58 PM
THE POINT IS by gzseidman Aug 29, 2003 2:12 PM
but by mnaz Aug 29, 2003 2:29 PM
The Solution is....... by gzseidman Aug 29, 2003 2:44 PM
isn't there another solution? by mnaz Aug 29, 2003 5:33 PM
You got it by gzseidman Aug 29, 2003 6:02 PM
(required) by gnosis Sep 3, 2003 5:12 PM
Is this the "hostile population"? by gnosis Sep 3, 2003 5:41 PM
(required) by gnosis Sep 3, 2003 5:07 PM
(required) by gnosis Sep 3, 2003 5:03 PM
Careful, your immaturity is showing by gzseidman Sep 5, 2003 7:00 PM
Subject by gnosis Sep 13, 2003 10:12 AM
fuck hamas by ironhands Aug 19, 2003 1:08 PM
I by mnaz Aug 19, 2003 1:54 PM
the reason is... by earth guru Aug 19, 2003 5:25 PM
Maybe ... by Allez33 Aug 20, 2003 6:01 AM
that's easy by earth guru Aug 20, 2003 12:08 PM
the real reason by surfermike Aug 22, 2003 2:20 PM
close (to guru) by ironhands Aug 19, 2003 5:48 PM
I guess by earth guru Aug 20, 2003 12:10 PM
it presupposes by ironhands Aug 20, 2003 11:11 PM
And... by Alex Uziel Aug 20, 2003 9:08 PM
Cultural Evolution by um Aug 18, 2003 7:01 PM
maniac maniac hes so cool by blupersuasian Aug 17, 2003 10:42 PM
Comments on article: 'On Hating Israel' by mnaz Aug 17, 2003 3:57 PM
UN Resolution 446. by mnaz Aug 18, 2003 12:59 PM
Idi Amin's Dead.. by tkeiser Aug 16, 2003 5:26 PM
.. by doreen peri Aug 16, 2003 7:49 AM
This is good. Free music & stencils for the people by Jim Furnish Aug 16, 2003 2:01 AM
Darkness Falls by um Aug 15, 2003 11:40 PM
chaos by relpyroo Aug 15, 2003 11:54 PM
good night by um Aug 16, 2003 12:00 AM
upwards by relpyroo Aug 16, 2003 12:24 AM
The Great God Shrub, He is Angry by shamatha Aug 15, 2003 8:28 AM
The snake oil dealers by Hat & Beard Aug 15, 2003 4:43 PM
patriot act by blupersuasian Aug 14, 2003 1:36 PM
What Do you mean,"come true"? by Hat & Beard Aug 14, 2003 5:36 PM
i agree by blupersuasian Aug 14, 2003 10:16 PM
Orwellian Metaphors by JacopoBelbo84 Aug 17, 2003 12:25 PM
its also scary by blupersuasian Aug 17, 2003 10:37 PM
And Speaking of Supporting the Troops. . . by shamatha Aug 14, 2003 1:24 PM
I am surprised.... by Knip Aug 14, 2003 1:59 PM
On Second throught. . . . by shamatha Aug 15, 2003 2:35 PM
a letter from my cousin in Iraq by earth guru Aug 13, 2003 5:21 PM
his grammar by ironhands Aug 14, 2003 6:30 AM
Yes by shamatha Aug 14, 2003 8:26 AM
The soldier's voice should be heard more often by Allez33 Aug 14, 2003 11:59 AM
you should by earth guru Aug 14, 2003 5:26 PM
Soliders by Holden Aug 18, 2003 6:06 PM
helplessness, apathy, whatever.... (edit) by in_earth Aug 12, 2003 4:07 PM
small issues, big issues... by mnaz Aug 12, 2003 7:55 PM
thank god by in_earth Aug 13, 2003 7:01 AM
Yes... by mnaz Aug 13, 2003 12:20 PM
Re: by Arcadia Aug 13, 2003 12:32 PM
i hate to by blupersuasian Aug 11, 2003 5:48 PM
sure why not by slim gizzad Aug 12, 2003 9:31 AM
haha ok by blupersuasian Aug 12, 2003 4:29 PM
Lenny Said by scootertrash Aug 11, 2003 4:51 PM
We need to address this issue on Liberia now! by singlemalt Aug 11, 2003 11:59 AM
exactly by blupersuasian Aug 11, 2003 5:36 PM
But what was his choice of footwear? by singlemalt Aug 11, 2003 7:03 PM
yes by ironhands Aug 12, 2003 3:44 PM
how bout by blupersuasian Aug 12, 2003 4:31 PM
That son of a bitch! by singlemalt Aug 12, 2003 6:06 PM
dna simmons by ironhands Aug 12, 2003 6:14 PM
kiss by blupersuasian Aug 13, 2003 12:09 AM
quote by anarkissed Aug 11, 2003 9:56 AM
Samuel Johhson by PeaceLover Aug 11, 2003 10:09 AM
? by blupersuasian Aug 11, 2003 5:38 PM
Pacifist Racists by shamatha Aug 11, 2003 7:18 AM
date of article referenced by PeaceLover Aug 11, 2003 10:04 AM
the date by shamatha Aug 11, 2003 10:53 AM
marijuana by slim gizzad Aug 10, 2003 9:27 AM
I read somewhere by mnaz Aug 11, 2003 12:50 AM
patent by slim gizzad Aug 11, 2003 8:57 AM
right on by blupersuasian Aug 11, 2003 5:43 PM
This all makes sense by Billectric Aug 12, 2003 4:01 AM
because the can do whatever they want by slim gizzad Aug 12, 2003 9:27 AM
im surprised george w doesnt... by blupersuasian Aug 12, 2003 4:32 PM
It makes Sense-i-millia by The Flaming Red Head Aug 14, 2003 6:22 AM
my personal experience by Free Radical Aug 15, 2003 11:18 PM
naturally by blupersuasian Aug 17, 2003 10:39 PM
Playing to the herds by Zorb Aug 10, 2003 8:16 AM
profound by blupersuasian Aug 11, 2003 5:45 PM
What is a war fought for 'freedom'? by mnaz Aug 9, 2003 12:47 AM
freedom does exist does it? by slim gizzad Aug 9, 2003 10:23 AM
where's the logic?.... by mnaz Aug 10, 2003 12:21 AM
i think we know what they want by slim gizzad Aug 10, 2003 9:04 AM
James Baker, the Saudis and 9/11 by shamatha Aug 8, 2003 6:16 AM
Let me see if I got this straight. by singlemalt Aug 7, 2003 11:53 AM
Washington & Lincoln... by cholswade Aug 7, 2003 5:50 PM
yeah is that an election or ? by um Aug 8, 2003 1:46 AM
Liberia, Needs your sons. by Demiurgic Aug 5, 2003 10:43 PM
well dont they.... by blupersuasian Aug 11, 2003 5:46 PM
An Inverse Relationship Between Suicide and Murder? by Knip Aug 5, 2003 2:19 AM
Haven't read that by shamatha Aug 5, 2003 8:16 AM
Let me guess... by Arcadia Aug 5, 2003 10:35 AM
yes, well by Knip Aug 5, 2003 4:21 PM
suicide by blupersuasian Aug 13, 2003 12:11 AM
Save the Rainforest by shamatha Aug 4, 2003 12:15 PM
W, W, W! by The Flaming Red Head Aug 4, 2003 12:55 PM
im on it... by ironhands Aug 4, 2003 1:13 PM
gimme 15 minutes by ironhands Aug 4, 2003 1:14 PM
............... by Arcadia Aug 5, 2003 10:52 AM
liberia by Yabyum Aug 3, 2003 11:05 AM
I'm too idealistic to accept that. by Will Burrows Aug 3, 2003 6:23 PM
Full Heart ,empty mind? by Axiom Aug 4, 2003 9:24 AM
It's a wonderful by Ozgarth Aug 5, 2003 7:48 PM
I know by Will Burrows Aug 6, 2003 5:52 AM
The people in Iraq by Ozgarth Aug 6, 2003 7:12 AM
Innocence by Will Burrows Aug 6, 2003 12:37 PM
Maybe but by Ozgarth Aug 6, 2003 7:39 PM
Sadness Looms by Axiom Aug 4, 2003 9:23 AM
this is where belief in people loving people by Yabyum Aug 4, 2003 10:13 AM
realistic expectations by Knip Aug 5, 2003 1:12 AM
Since the US helped found liberia by Ozgarth Aug 5, 2003 7:52 PM
Do you read only head line news or something? by Demiurgic Aug 5, 2003 10:48 PM
It's simple by Ozgarth Aug 6, 2003 7:11 AM
Re-its simple by Demiurgic Aug 7, 2003 11:33 PM
What the hell by Ozgarth Aug 9, 2003 2:53 PM
Just asking a question. Settle down Lefty... by Demiurgic Aug 11, 2003 7:53 PM
Holy Shit! I think you're the first person by Ozgarth Aug 12, 2003 12:11 PM
"and now listeners, a message from those 'Evil' Nth Koreans": by seasevengreen Aug 2, 2003 1:22 AM
... by Axiom Aug 4, 2003 10:07 AM
ERW─HNEN SIE NICHT DEN KRIEG!!! by seasevengreen Aug 1, 2003 10:33 PM
[translation] by um Aug 1, 2003 11:00 PM
:) by seasevengreen Aug 1, 2003 11:49 PM
from by um Aug 2, 2003 9:46 PM
precisely, by seasevengreen Aug 3, 2003 12:47 AM


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