Friday, April 20, 2007

Lost Poems

The muse directed me back to Vienna. My dear Alexandra has kept all of the writings I have shared with her over the past 8 years. I discovered 8 lost poems. Poetry I thought had been lost forever. These poems were written in New York, France and Austria dating from the end of 1994 through 1999. The following poems are set in chronological order.

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Thursday, April 19, 2007

Victims Needed

"Damn! You are right. The US needs victims." So wrote my intellectual sparing partner from Toronto in an email to me in Boston following the absurd response of the Boston authorities to the animated bomb scare this past winter. There will be many more victims to come in the months and years ahead.
The latest episode in America's unquenchable thirst for victims occurred on Monday April 16 when Cho Seung-Hui shot and killed over 30 of his neighbours and school mates at Virgina Technical University. As usual, the media lies when it says that it was the single biggest massacre in US History. Naturally, they over-look the slaughter of the American Indians committed by the US Army in the conquest of the West. However, the American Indians do not count since they are not "persons". They are not "persons" because they are not white.

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Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Der Kosmonaut hat in Berlin gelandet!

Greetings from Europe. I have spent the past 3 weeks in Berlin. I have decided to give the city a go. “First we take Manhattan, then we take Berlin.” Indeed. Berlin is the city most like New York in Europe. I feel as if I am back in 1988 New York without the crime and crack. For the past 12 years it has been my greatest desire to live in Berlin. Here I am.

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Quebec and Canada Political Report

A political disaster has befallen Quebec. Seperatism has suffered it's worst setback since the Quiet Revolution. Quebec Liberalism stands on it's last legs. The far-right is on the rise. Montreal is isolated from the rest of the Province and Canada politically and socially. The reationary politics of Duplessis have made a stunning comeback. Trudeau Liberalism is fading. Harper with his Reform-Alliance Conservatives stand on the precipice of majority government. Xenophobia, homophobia and racism, which have long been strong political currency in the US and Europe, have made a strong debut in Canada and Quebec. Mario Dumont, the Joerg Haider of Quebec is poised to become Premier within a few years.

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