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WORLD REVOLUTIONARY MOVEMENT

A poem Revolution To save us all We are us We are the road We are the cities The town The villages The nowheres We are the World And beyond. We are a movement We do not sign petition We do not support capitalism Our dreams Life liberty and the pursuit of happiness This time […]

I’M GOOD IF YOU’RE GOOD by Peter Nolan Smith

Written March 25, 2014 Opening a jewelry store in the Plaza Hotel seemed like a good idea in the Spring of 2009. I was dead broke after my arrest in Thailand for copyright infringement and my wife Mam was pregnant with our son. The Plaza was one of New York’s premier destinations. Wealth was in […]

International Write Off Day # 3

Written May 2, 2012 My first credit card came via Mrs. Carolina. 1995. “It’s an American Express for emergencies.” The blonde golfer loved the way I kissed and she visited me once a month in New York. Ms. Carolina told her husband that I was gay. His believing her mapped a faultline in my masculinity. […]

International Write-Off Day 2015

. Julius Caesar returned from the conquest of Gaul and paid off the hoi polloi’s debt. The rich were bribed with gold. Romans called this holiday a ‘jubilee’ and the common man extolled Caesar. They were no longer slaves to the upper classes, who hated Caesar for disrupting the ancient social order. Caesar thought that […]

Welcome To Zimbabwe

Written January 30, 2013 In 1979 the white Rhodesian minority lost its stranglehold on the landlocked African nation and the UNAC won the April elections. Power-sharing arrangements shifted in the coming years and Zimbabwe began a black nation on June 12, 1979. Since that time the country has been ruled by President Mugabe, who has […]