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A Stage for Madness by Raymond A. Foss
Cringing in watching
the lies of the sons
the madness of the father
washing off on them

A stage for madness
for telling the lies
unable to confront the evil
sitting by her side

Needing to be set apart
to be out of the center of power
able to speak freely
to not fear restrictions

Access not enough
to justify providing
a stage for evil
to spew its bile

February 27, 2011
The coverage of the sons of Muammar Qadhafi
with Christiane Amanpour
February 27, 2011
seeing the genocide in Libya
and hearing the rabbling of Gadhafi
on the transformations since the beginning of January -
all the protests in Egypt, Yemen, Bahrain, Tunisia, Algeria, Libya, Oman,
Jordan, Iran, Iraq, Palestinian Territories, Djibouti, Mauritania, Senegal, etc.
especially the resignation of Hosni Mubarak
February 11, 2011
and the jubilance in Tahrir Square
versus the bloodshed in Bahrain and Libya, etc.
February 18, 2011
hearing claim by President Obama 2/15/2011
in a news conference that when history books tell it
we will be seen as being on the right side of history
in how the United States responded
Post on Twitter by Wael Ghonim
“Our Revolution was like Wikipedia”
February 14, 2011
Post on Twitter by Wael Ghonim
“This is Revolution 2.0: No one was a hero because everyone was a hero.”
February 13, 2011
and see
A Prayer for the People of Egypt (February 3, 2011)
by Safiyah Fosua

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