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January 1, 2014

How Far?

How Far? By Tina Catalina Corcoran December 1, 2013 How Far? Would I Go – for Five Minutes of Fame? How Far? Would I Go – To Whisper Your Name… How Far? Would I Go – To See You Again? How Far? How Far? Would I Go? How Far? Would I Fly – To Be...

Red High Heels

Red High Heels By Pano Douvos My little bird You bring sustenance In your mouth My little dolphin Aching beauty in Your taut body Flying leaping My heart matches Your gyrations A salmon run Of unerring aim Returns to you and me Endlessly Your naked self In red high heels A salmon in shoes Whatever...

The Heroic Age of Venice (after Virgil)

The Heroic Age of Venice (After Virgil) By Jim Smith Justice for the people I sing, who forced by fate to abandon their homes and flee the vast wasteland of mediocrity Now filled with haughty puritans of unrelenting hate, Expelled and exiled, they came to the Venice shore O Muse! what adventures each may claim In...

The River

The River (singing) Shall we gather at the river The beautiful, the beautiful river gather with the saints at the river that flows by the Throne of God and all my friends are at the river all my old dead friends who I miss so much and they’re waving to me, across the river they...

Bonin, Supervisors Support Ballona Wetlands

By John Davis Two items appeared on the December 17 agenda at the Board of Supervisors. First, Don Knabe, a Republican whose district includes Marina del Rey and the Ballona Wetlands backed off his motion to oppose renaming an existing roadway the “ Ballona Highway,” as proposed by Los Angeles City Councilperson Mike Bonin, a...

The Sun Is Coming Back

By Eric Ahlberg It’s been a fascinating year. Yes good things have happened, so let’s step right into the New Year, on our lovely shiny cloud of progressive optimism. Behold the ambitions of the social activist, storming the gate of heaven, and the gates of hell, Wall Street. I have two friends running for California...

Google's Ghetto by the Sea

By Theo Kirkham-Lewitt Back and forth on her low-ride beach cruiser bicycle, wearing a black Suicidal Tendencies band t-shirt, dark Ray Ban shades and blood-red lipstick, she pops out against a background of the now tame Abbot Kinney Boulevard. “F.U. GQ! Get out of our city!” Tamara shouts repeatedly as she continually passes by the...

RIP Nelson Mandela: July 18, 1918 – December 5, 2013

23:59 Thursday, December 5th, 2013, Adullam ….. Mandela has gone home. Back to the source. Apparently, his life has run its course. Was showing symptoms of advancing age, Some caused by his lost years, locked in a cage. Retained a timeless stubbornness through out. Right up to his last moment. Here, I note How he...
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