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TUESDAY (5/07/08)

Georgia executes killer
Behind the thud of the pulse, small holes are pierced through and death scurries in to greet with pleasure the pinch of our breathing in its fading light.

Disease stalks survivors of huge Myanmar cyclone
At some point the disaster ends its attack. It is the way things have been, the way they are and will always be. Come another, nothing will change, save for the numbers.

3,500 US troops to head home from Iraq
Yes. Come home, dear soldiers. Come home. But why stop at such a lovely figure? Why such a pretty number like 3,500 instead of 4,073? I suppose that would never do, not round enough, knows how to carry more pain than freedom or living.

Iraqi Citizen Sues US Contractors Over Abu Ghraib Torture
No longer hanging upside down, bloody, naked and drowning, you seek justice in a counterfeit democracy- scream scream scream scream scream scream scream. Pause. Scream scream scream scream scream scream scream. Pause.

Laura Bush Slams Burma After Cyclone kills over 22,000

SUNDAY (5/05/08)

Lawyer says Austrian incest father "a broken man"
Within the walls of an unheard from grief, amidst a father’s breaking, stood the truly broken, flesh and blood, children and grandchildren, spirits ridden to stillness, broken like horses.

Hezbollah Trains Iraqis in Iran, Officials Say
A rat a tat tat boom bam clang. Listen for the drums again. A rat a tat tat boom bam clang. Hezbollah trains in Iran. A rat a tat tat boom bam clang. Listen for the drums again. A rat a tat tat boom bam clang. Empire aim’s for the Iranians. A rat a tat tat boom bam clang. Now listen for the drums again.

Girl has mother killed to save honor
O child, was there any honor in the deal you made to have your mother sent to grave? It wasn’t a family’s honor you sought, it was its love. (It would seem your mother had more.)

USS Cole Plotters Are Free (escaped and/or released)
It is easier to blindly run through a torrent of rain and escape over a heavily fortified wall than it is to run headlong into the tru…