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“Words written by an 11 year old girl to a 14 year old boy that fell victim to the Georgian-Abhazian conflict of 1989″ Dedicated to Denny Somewhere in a distant land by a vacant sea, Stands the wreckage of the … 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
I am calling upon all my monsters and beasts out there, on the glimmering eyes and the silent footsteps in the dark; There are few of us left, soon we will disappear forever. Well, at least we have lived to … Continue reading
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, и монгольской свистящей стрелою … 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
“The Execution of the Mountain Echo,” Vladimir Vysotsky: translation by Julie Deshtor: Upon mountain slopes, which the daredevils consider their Mecca, their Mecca, Where winds blow wild and jagged peaks puncture the sky, puncture the sky, There once had resided … Continue reading
I am pacing like a caged panther. I am growling at the crowd. White-hot, glowing, molten anger – Let me go, let me go, let me out! I will break free somehow, I swear, of the present which makes … Continue reading
An open letter to the founder of Save the Humanity League (regarding his offer to bed me for the greater good of humankind) Ah, so the savior has arrived! Who is he, arrogant and foolish that he would think blind … Continue reading
I miss the future. Not the current one: nano-bot, cyber-full-emersion, remote-controlled-warfare, post-911, the-oceans-are-rising, fat-free gluten-free future of today. I miss the old one. Where the Cuban missile crisis loomed. And the two great powers balanced each other. Where there was … Continue reading