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I’ve Got Life

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We’re All In this Thing Together

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¡Presente! Dell Bisdorf

Dell Bisdorf A comrade has fallen. Dell Bisdorf, longtime fighter for a better world, a founding member of the Freedom Road Socialist Organization and a fine human being, died of cancer in New York on June 13, 1992. No more … Continue reading

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I. Under Maine’s Arabian sky the crescent and its star midwinter winter in America gripped by terror totalitarian zealots… …in Penobscot under crescent moon windblown faces trudging snowy fields to pond to skate round and round conifers and bliss far … Continue reading

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9/11 One Year Later

On the morning of September 11th, I awoke to the now-famous image of the Twin Towers burning on my television screen. As a NYC-911 paramedic, I had been trained over and over again for different types of disasters—bombings, chemical spills, … Continue reading

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first writing since

Poem of the Week9/16/01-9/22/01 first writing since 1. there have been no words.i have not written one word.no poetry in the ashes south of canal street.no prose in the refrigerated trucks driving debris and dna.not one word. today is a … Continue reading

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All for the Cause

Poem of the Week4/29/01-5/5/01 All for the Cause Hear a word, a word in season, for the day is drawing nigh,When the Cause shall call upon us, some to live, and some to die! He that dies shall not die … Continue reading

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Paul Robeson Centennial: 1898-1998

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¡Presente! Gil Sánchez — To His People

To His People (A tribute to Gilberto Sánchez) Download this piece as a PDF

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