Showing posts from November 2, 2014

What's behind Persecution?

Back in the day, there were melodic voices harmonizing words on street corners devoid of instrumentation. Back in the day, swift hands drummed rhythms from Africa and Cuba sweetened with an occasional timbale, flute, trumpet or voice that stimulated people to congregate on park benches or boardwalks adjacent to the beach. Back in the day, The Last Poets rhymed words into poignant and empowering stories and realistic fables that set the stage for later day rappers, street poets, and word masters. Today, poetry is an ever evolving genre that maintains tradition but encompasses the urban artist who spins words and phrases into insights, who gestures here 'n' there with the dramatic flourish and fluidity of a street corner preacher. So, what is behind Persecution?  Maybe an avenue of twists and turns that brings you to the abyss of understanding your inner truths through another person's experiences. I guess you should find out for yourself what's behind Persecut

Get an aaduna tee-shirt for FREE...really for FREE!

That’s right we are giving away 3 aaduna tee-shirts and will pay shipping and handling.   No cost to you!   So, what’s the catch you ask yourself? Here it is.    All interested participants who answer correctly all of the following three questions by November 15 th will be in a drawing.   On November 16, we will select three random winners from this pool.   We notify the winners via e-mail; get their mailing address and choice of color (black or gray, one size only, which is large,) and mail the tee.   That’s it!   Here are the questions (with a clue thrown in here ‘n’ there) and the first clue is that all three questions pertain to the summer2014 issue only:      ( #1.        The following lines are from what poem?             For this town was our world:             a lake, a dog chasing down a piece of tree. #2.        Who or what is the “Wild Goose” and what story is this reference found in? #3.        Who mak