Poems

“Our word is our weapon,” Subcomandante Marcos

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Are we being overshadowed by the big money of the devouring wolves and the peckish pigs? No we are not. Because we are the global square.

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This poem by William Butler Yeats is dedicated to the fearless revolutionaries of Egypt, the “indignant desert birds” whose resurrection is soon at hand.

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A little over a year after Mohamed Bouazizi put himself on fire in Tunisia, humanity is uniting in an epic race to change our destiny and shape the future.

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Cloud 99 per cent: we are the 99 per cent!

by I.G. Karfield on October 14, 2011

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FW: RE: Slavoj Žižek @ Occupy Wall Street: “John Lennon has passed and so has the dreamer. There’s a new kind on the rise.”

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The boys journey: reflection on a civilization

by I.G. Karfield on October 2, 2011

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The wandering boy returns to his home, and he finds he is left all alone. Just tables and chairs stare at him blank, and the sound of his family near.

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I.G. Karfield: “Full of piece: peace by peace”

by I.G. Karfield on September 24, 2011

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This country like that country, that country more like this country, none of the countries in this world have managed to create a system that works.

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A poem by Lupe Fiasco for #OCCUPYWALLSTREET

by Jerome Roos on September 17, 2011

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Hey Moneyman the crowd is outside. The past, the future and the now is outside. The teachers and cooks and drop-outs too. Word’s on the street they looking for you.

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I.G. Karfield: “throw away your agendas!”

by I.G. Karfield on September 15, 2011

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Set your agendas. // There is this movement // And it may not be stopped. // It may not be halted // It may not be dropped. // From your agendas.

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The metamorphosis of Kanenas the Indignant

by Jerome Roos on July 18, 2011

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In his joyful struggle for survival, Kanenas, a Greek nobody at Syntagma, finds himself in a metamorphosis from ignorant to indignant.

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Happy overcome: the bright side of burning fire

by I.G. Karfield on July 18, 2011

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Moving from poetry to prophecy, I.G. Karfield is glad to get rid of those rigiddy bonds, funds and stocks. The time has come for happy to overcome.  

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