Monthly Archives: April 2008

The Persistence of Revolution

  She stirred the hornet’s nest, as it were, when she claimed, “Muslims should make animals dizzy before sacrificing them at the Aid al-Kabir holiday” – raising the hackles of French liberals on the forefront of anti-racism: “These people [the … Continue reading

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April Fools: After Nuyorikan Poetry Café’s

1. He remembered how he bumped into them going into the office but she wouldn’t even look at him in the eye, as if he wasn’t the motherfucker that she used to kill time with in bed. He had hugged … Continue reading

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Pastiches

1. Let us consider three contemporaneous news events. 1. Father Robert Reyes, the so-called running priest, wrote a letter to the editor & pointed out the presence of three Catholic bishops & Sen. Juan Enrile at the ceremonial groundbreaking for … Continue reading

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Nada Revisited

1. He thought he was done with poetry. Its language cannot forestall the return of nothing that gripped the heart – & his hand that stilled it could only flow with the nothing that kept rearing like the Inquisition. When … Continue reading

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Brian & Other Side Shows

1.   Brian Gorrel, the Aussie who exposed the swindle by his Filipino lover, has reportedly earned since March 4 two million hits for his blog – making him “the J.K. Rowling of blogs.”  Which reminds us all about the latent … Continue reading

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