04 June 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Poem I wrote 20 years ago about Tank Man

Most of the world was moved by Tank Man, the unknown rebel to the Chinese government’s violent crackdown on the student democracy movement in Tienanmen Square during the Spring of 1989. But I was moved intensely enough write a poem that those who have seen my small body of work say is probably the best I’ve written. Anyway, I… Read the rest

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20 April 2005 ~ Comments Off

Advocate for civilian victims of war killed in Bagdad

Marla Ruzicka, a California Green Party member and international peace activist, died the other day in Iraq, the victim of yet another car bomb. Her story is amazing — what a brave, loving woman she was. What dedication she had to the true meaning and potential of America. So of course, rabid conservative bloggers are spitting on her memory.… Read the rest

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