It says? I cannot find the past.
It is only anecdotes
For the company & the parching
Of a few more hidden nerves
NOVEMBER 2 -- LEOPOLD PERUTZ
Superb Austrian fabulist novelist, mathematician.
Brittany: Beginning of "THE BLACK MONTHS."
NATIONAL CELIBACY DAY. No Bush, No Dick.
1811 -- England: Luddite weavers & knitters smash
machines in Sutton & Ashfield designed to displace them
& destroy their leisurely cottage-industry.
1906 -- US: Emma Goldman pleads not guilty to criminal
anarchy charges before the NY City magistrate.
We cannot imagine how anyone might think
the young lass an anarchist...
1909 -- US: I.W.W. (Industrial Workers of the World)
free-speech fight, Spokane, Washington. Apparently ignorant
laborers have to help American business & corporate interests
figure out the meaning of free-speech, democracy, & the Bill of Rights.
1939 -- Canada: Arthur Bortolotti's trial begins. Emma
Goldman was active on behalf of anarquistas in Spain
during the Civil War & on behalf of four men,
including Arthur Bortolotti (Anti-Deportation
Campaign) & Marcus Joachim, arrested in Toronto
for anti-Fascist agitation.
1979 -- France: Political bank robber Jacques Mesrine
machine-gunned by flics, Paris.
2000 -- Al Grierson, a close friend of Songster U. Utah Phillips,
a singer, storyteller, former Buddhist monk, poet & a member
of the Rose Tattoo, is killed in a flash flood accident near his
home in Texass.
Did "A Candle for Durruti", the title of which "comes from
Dave Van Ronk, who told me once about a friend of his who
would never pass by a Catholic Cathedral without stopping in
to light a candle in memory of Buenaventurra Durruti, leader of the
Anarchist Militia during the Spanish Civil War."
The Al Grierson remembered,
2005 -- US: Heard the News? Secret American CIA prisons
in Europe reported in mainstream media. Part of the US pattern
of kidnappings, torture & abuse — surprisingly denied by the
Bush junta, & most notably, Beloved Secretary of State Condalessa Rice,
who states, during a mission to Europe to heal rifts over the US
occupation of Iraq, straight-faced, that
the American government does not
commit illegal acts.
2006 -- México: The University of Oaxaca is attacked this a.m.,
with tear gas & shots reported on campus. Radio APPO is at
the center of this months long struggle, inside the university,
still broadcasting. . .
2011 -- US: Occupy Oakland General Strike shuts down the parts of the
city & the 5th largest port in the US. Similar protests occur in LA, Seattle, New York, Portland & elsewhere.
wear the winged head dress
of horns, as the butterfly
or the erect king-cobra crest
to show how the worm turns.
— H.D. "The Walls Do Not Fall," Trilogy
— anti-CopyRite 1997-3000, more or less, (precisely)