Mental Health Suffers As Gaza Is Choked By The Blockade by Soraya Boyd

Free Gaza

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by Soraya Boyd
Writer, Dandelion Salad
April 13, 2018

This June will mark 12 years of a crushing and unlawful land, air and sea Israeli-Egyptian blockade on the Gaza Strip.

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Chris Hedges: We Desperately Need the Clarion Call of the Radical Poet to Give Words to our Despair + The Wreckage of a Soul by Soraya Boyd

Reaching Out

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Dec 3, 2017

Gerald Stern, Poet and Author, discusses how poets and their poetry have lost the voice to “speak truth to power” in this digital society.

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The Wreckage of a Soul by Soraya Boyd

by Soraya Boyd
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Facilitate Global
November 5, 2014

Drifting in the fevered winter of a desolate mind
The captive pursuit of status and power a daily grind
In such a space the stilled bells of conscience no longer toll
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And The Land Cried Tears of Blood by Soraya Boyd

by Soraya Boyd
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Facilitate Global
March 30, 2013

Heaving with revulsion, the defiled and mutilated land suppurates
Bloodied tears borne out of grief inconceivable only inaudible sighs each pang separates

And the mournful stones cry out in great desperation

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In Valiant Fortitude by Soraya Boyd

Gaza, November 2012

Image by Emre Karapınar @ IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation/TURKEY via Flickr

by Soraya Boyd
Guest Writer
Dandelion Salad
Facilitate Global
December 30, 2012

Unlawfully pincered between harsh collective punishment and base military aggression
The tear bedabbled faces of innocent children in constant lacrimation
Afforded no respite cling desperately to their progenitor for safety and protection

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The Belligerent Occupier by Soraya Boyd

Gaza

Image by IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation/TURKEY via Flickr

by Soraya Boyd
Guest Writer
Dandelion Salad
Facilitate Global
December 29, 2012

With breathtaking magnitude, resolute in forefending responsibility for war crimes and crimes against humanity
A darkly glib inhabits the psychic scape of a ruinously polished occupier seeking pseudo security

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In Memory Of A People With A Land by Soraya Boyd

Gaza Shifa Hospital, November 20, 2012.

Image by IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation/TURKEY via Flickr

by Soraya Boyd
Guest Writer
Dandelion Salad
Facilitate Global
December 14, 2012

A wailing poignancy tearing at the very heart of a much troubled core
Drenched in a blood soaked landscape incessantly scarred by murderous lore
Powerfully bearing witness to insatiably violent gratuitous gore
No-where to escape from the invasive putrid sore
No-thing but wrought brutality and slaughter oozing from every pore

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A Most Familiar Drama … Murder Most Foul … by Soraya Boyd

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by Soraya Boyd
Guest Writer
Dandelion Salad
Facilitate Global, Dec. 10, 2012
December 11, 2012

Aided and abetted by its coalition of the willing
Plundering Israel tears a thirst-deprived people and its parched land asunder
Under the auspices of its American heel
Raiding Israel steals away every last of drop of water
Aided and abetted by its coalition of the willing
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