One of the communal prayers said, “We pray for all veterans, that they may be healed of any physical and mental wounds.” Since I was at the microphone, I added “and any spiritual wounds”, because all of these bastards have spiritual wounds. Every one of them.
Over these past three days, Voices and a coalition of justice-minded organizations have been at and around the United Nations in New York City protesting the ongoing U.S.-Saudi attack on famine-imperilled Yemen. Details are availableContinue reading
Photo: Building in Mosul decimated by bombing, March 2018. Abu Mohammed. March 31, 2018 Naomi Shihab Nye is a poet and professor of Creative Writing at Texas State. Her father was Palestinian and a refugeeContinue reading
Najaf, Iraq, October 25 2017 Each day in the English conversation class we focus on a different theme. We have been going from easier topics, like greetings, directions, food shopping and cooking to more difficultContinue reading