For Binayak Sen


For Binayak Sen

combo causes pure
anxiety as
cool weather
stays, nipples stick out, no spring

in Gwangju:
ice water wanders
freezing coast
dwellers, causing flip-
switch summer, torrential rain.

Today we
scurry to honor
a doctor, freedom
fighter, jailed
for helping untouchables

attempt to
retain land sought by
developers. They
starve even with the forest

so his help
guaranteed his arrest as
he doctored
them gratis, then tried
to save their meager

lifestyles. Steel
giant, Korea’s Posco
the culprit.
Globalized pirates
what more do you want?

Copyright, Doug Stuber, 2011. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given, and with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.


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