Tag: advocacy

Silent, but ….

I MAY be silent, butI’m thinking.I may not talk, butDon’t mistake me for a wall. Copyright © Tsuboi Shigeji | Translated by Geoffrey Bownan and Anothony Thwaite | 1964

A Tweet to the Street

My ancestor’s wildest dreama rare country today – my birthplaceyet not the land of my fathers.My future has been stolenstacked away in bank vaultsin Zurich, London n’ New Yorkexchanged for mansions in Dubai n’ Paris. As citizens, often, we amuse ourselves:we’re no cowards at… Continue Reading “A Tweet to the Street”

I hold no gun ….

I hold no gun or cannon,tho’ its pointed nozzleis deadly – more lethal.Its din echoing the human speechlays conquest tyrants n’ emperors,liberating captives n’ frozen minds.It challenges the authority of regimesn’ the ignorance of religion n’ tradition.I hold no gun or cannon,but a pen.… Continue Reading “I hold no gun ….”