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Arab Spring

Statues Fall

Freedoms cries brought the statues down The Reich lay in ruins as a new regime Promised freedom of a version of the …

The Land Between Two Rivers

The land between where two rivers flow Wonders if ever peace again it will know Forgotten are the glories of long ago …

Death Comes Calling

Chicken Little of the modern age “The sky is falling” the media rage They follow him through the darkest wood He knows …

Bodies and Balls, Both in the Nets

The crowd roars in excitement, in stadium, on television In bars and in streets, oblivious to the division Between the balls and …

Truth Kills Kings

“Truth is dangerous. It topples palaces and kills kings. It stirs gentle men to rage and bids them take up arms. It …

Warning to Politicians

Where fear drove comfort out; straw on the floor Was price of conquering security. “A Warning to Conquerors” – Donagh MacDonagh We …

A Maud Gonne of the Kurds

As Kurds fight to free Korbani I post this old poem of mine in tribute to the Peshmerga and their women fighters! …

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