Over 50 million people are on the move. Instead of building walls and fences to keep them out, imagine there were no borders.
Among the many tributes in speech and music at the funeral of Heathcote Williams on 14 July 2017 was this elegy by musician and writer Boff Whalley.
Poet Niall McDevitt performed in Iraq last year at the Babylon Festival of International Arts and Cultures.
No sooner than you’re on someone’s wavelength, then suddenly they’re whisked away from you. Heathcote Williams on the death of David Bowie.
Why’d ya do it, she said, they’re mine, all your jewels You just tied me to the mast of the ship of fools
I don’t like to analyze myself because I might not like what I see – Donald Trump
Trump wants to banish all Arabs from his shores, while an Arab giantess in New York welcomes migrants, giving the lie to his immigration laws.
For most Americans today, how can you be thankful when you are poor or sick in a society without social justice?