Month: February 2015

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Visioning Poetry and Activism

by E Martin Nolan and Jillian Harkness

E Martin Nolan and Jillian Harkness ask the authors of Decomp about poetry and activism and how harming the earth might just be human.

TC: Where the language of poetry is often regarded for its multiplicity of meanings and ability to express complex experience, the language of activism is assumed to be much more rhetorical and direct.

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Different Ways of Seeing

by E Martin Nolan

North America’s stirred up. It’s awoken from a sleep induced first by comfort and extended by fear and uncertainty. The ’90s lulled us such that popular political literature declared history could have possibly ended. Meanwhile, the turmoil that would come to define the new millennium festered. Bubbles juiced the North American economy,