#WADOD – Might-Have-Been Brexit Day: March 29th 2019

Martyn Crucefix

Works and Days of Division – 29 poems by Martyn Crucefix

Drawing on two disparate sources, this sequence of mongrel-bred poems has been written to respond to the historical moment in this most disunited kingdom. Hesiod’s Works and Days – probably the oldest poem in the Western canon – is a poem driven by a dispute between brothers. The so-called vacana poems originate in the bhakti religious protest movements in 10-12th century India. Through plain language, repetition and refrain, they offer praise to the god, Siva, though they also express personal anger, puzzlement, even despair. Dear reader – if you like what you find here, please share the poems as widely as you can (no copyright restrictions). Or follow this blog for future postings. Bridges need building.

http___cdn.cnn.com_cnnnext_dam_assets_150430150005-angelica-dass-humanaeFriday 29.03.2019

‘this morning round noon’

this morning round noon we scattered the ashes

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