The Poplar Waltz song audio “Words written by an 11 year old girl to a 14 year old boy that fell victim to the Georgian-Abhazian conflict of 1989″ The Poplar Waltz Dedicated to Denny Somewhere in a distant land by … Continue reading
A physicist with a world name
He couldn’t figure out the math.
The university had not paid scientist salaries for months.
Of the research assistants that he had
three left, one wound up dead.
There are riots on the streets each day. There are four hour lines for bread.
Equations blooming in his mind
are so precise and so right,
but he cannot afford to pay his bills. His wife cries every night. Continue reading
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Tagged Berlin wall, common people, history, iron curtain, life, Poem, poetry, political, Politics, prestroyka, russia, Russian, soviet, soviet union
I am calling upon all my monsters and beasts out there, On the creatures that lurk, and the glittering eyes in the dark; There are few of us left, soon we will disappear forever. Well, at least we have lived … Continue reading
Dedicated to Denny I never gave up loving you, I buried you inside. I close my eyes and see the poplar trees and the sunlight, The gravel of the road by the cemetery gate, And all those black cars, single … Continue reading
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Tagged abkhazia, Berlin wall, civil war, collapse, Georgia, iron curtain, love, Poem, poetry, russia, soviet union, war
Я мечусь, как зверь за решеткой, бьюсь об прутья, пугая толпу. Ярость жидким металлом в глотке: “Отпустите, я так не могу!” Этот век, этот мир – все чужое. Всe равно я порву эту цепь, легендарной свистящей стрелою устремлюсь я в … Continue reading
Part 2: Overcrowding I am not going to go into the usual concerns associated with the word: the impending doom of dwindling resources; the inevitable competition between various human populations; the destruction of habitats and species; the potential for … Continue reading
I have decided to start a new series of post regarding the things that bother me regarding the modern world. Any thoughts and comments are welcome. Part 1 What bothers me about modernity is the dissipation of normal human social … Continue reading