the strongest people i’ve ever known
don’t flinch when threatened
they use the threat
they use the violence
to build up their own position further
to find better, quicker, more acute manners in which to
with eyes peeled
and ears perked up to listen
always engaging & taking part in the
that is ongoing
until that moment when our heart…Continue
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On Easter Monday, April 25th at 9pm, my new special DERREN BROWN: MIRACLES FOR SALE will air on C4. This is hot off the press, so I have no artwork to show you as yet.
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i have to wonder
just what is happening in the rest of the world
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not a haiku
we will say what we want.
we will write what we want.
we will, because we are free to do so,
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Today, I received a "review" of a poem that I posted here a few days ago entitled "brief letter to a god defender"---this review was on another site, one that is supposed to be for writers specifically. the review follows. i wanted to share with my fellow Atheist and was wondering what their own stories might be, for artists who have been threatened.
the "reviewer" wrote the following:
"My Golly Gosh!!!
I give you 2 stars only for your…Continue
102 degrees fahrenheit
vomiting, & a
pain full of
will flare up in
groin, behind your
ears & in your
blistering tumors form,
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The Wall Street Journal
By CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS - AA CONFERENCE, VIA PHARYNGULA
Added: Friday, 22 April 2011 at 10:08 PM
Nothing would have kept me from joining you except the loss of my voice (at least my speaking voice) which in turn is…Continue
the wedding cake: $16,000-$80,000
cleaning of the streets after the wedding in london: $64,000
the flowers: $320,000-$800,000
pre-wedding hideaway (the goring hotel hosting middleton’s family & friends): $552 a night for double rooms
middleton’s wedding dress: $64,000-$434,000
the engagement ring: valued at $136,000, given to w. by c.
security: $8-$32 million
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without asking for sympathy
he still swings
those fists still ever-clenched
unyielding & enduring
bare-knuckled but far from
his ferocity demonstrating that
going the distance is nothing short of an
speaking of the constant puking
when there is nothing in his
his shining bald head with but a few hairs…Continue
As of April 18th, 27 year old Zainab Alkhawaja has been on hunger strike for 8 days now. Her father, husband and brother-in-law were all arrested by masked soldiers just outside Manama, the capital of Bahrain, last Saturday. Her father is said to have been dragged down a flight of stairs and beaten unconscious during his arrest. Zainab vows to stay on hunger strike until all of her family members are released. She has an 18…Continue
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I just found this great site dedicated to illuminating the stories of those children abused by religion! It is an invaluable resource for those Atheists angered and/or just interested in this topic of vital importance!
dear madam or sir
allow me a moment
for i have a rather pertinent question that has been bugging me like
for a long time
buzzing like a patch of black flies
at the edge of my hairline right at the nape of my neck smack dab in the middle of the month of may
if your omniscient deity is soooooooo all powerful
does it need
to defend it?
can it not fight its own battles?
Just in case you haven't had your weekly dose of absurdity, here's "The Nails of the Cross" by veteran investigator Simcha Jacobovici!
This is a brief must-read for anyone interested in what has been happening in France regarding Islam! A fellow at richarddawkins.net was nice enough to post it.
"Republica Fashion’s Gucci 30cts.diamond belt – $249,000"
"How Much Does it Cost to Raise a Child in the United States?"
"It can be very expensive to raise a child in the United States. For example, according to one online calculator, it…Continue
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Shall we observe you in a prying way?
Thou art more deceptive and transparent:
As rebels jounce with NATO in the fray,
Fraudulently, “the eye of heaven shines,”
Certainly, this escape, unproductive;
And as the lies and bombs intensify,
America’s hegemony locked…Continue
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