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"All, all except Phineas, constructed at infinite cost to themselves this Maginot Line against this enemy they thought they saw across the frontier, this enemy that never attacked that way--if he ever attacked at all. If indeed he was the enemy."
       -- John Knowles

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John Kendall Hawkins is an American ex-pat freelance journalist and poet currently residing in Australia. His poetry, commentary, and reviews have appeared in publications in Oceania, Europe and the USA, such as Cordite, Morning Star, Hanging Loose, and Rumpus. He is a regular contributor to Counterpunch magazine. He is a former columnist for the Prague Post. He is a former winner of the Academy of America Poets prize. He has graduate degrees in Education, Literary Studies, Applied Linguistics and TESOL. In addition, he is former Microsoft systems engineer and trainer (MCSE and MCT) and certified Cisco network designer (CCNA and CCDA). In addition, He has taught English and/or IT in schools in Turkey, South Korea, China, Papua New Guinea, UAE, Australia, England -- and America.

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SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, October 24, 2021
Sonnet: Everyday Is Prince Spaghetti Day Sonnet: Everyday Is Prince Spaghetti Day. The daily sonnet deals today in the convergence theory of memory.
Series: My Poetry (237 Articles, 185960 views), Sonnets (204 Articles, 160240 views)
Adam and God Go Their Separate Ways, From Uploaded
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, October 24, 2021
Sonnet: I have reasons, trust me, He said. Sonnet: I have reasons, trust me, He said. The daily sonnet sees kabuki in the cards and God's last laugh. But not really.
Series: My Poetry (237 Articles, 185960 views), Sonnets (204 Articles, 160240 views)
book cover: The American Way (Comma Press, 2021), From Uploaded
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, October 23, 2021
Book Review: The American Way: Stories of Invasion "The American Way: Stories of Invasion" edited by Ra Page & Orsola Casagrande. 20 fictional and factual mergings to tell the story of America's incursions of the last 70 years. Good read, highly recommended. [Long Piece] .
Series: Book Reviews (69 Articles, 61159 views)
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, October 21, 2021
Sonnet: Got Me A China Syndrome You Wouldn't Believe Sonnet: Got Me A China Syndrome You Wouldn't Believe. The daily sonnet embarks on journeys into fading memory, the last frontier. Yakety-yak. Don't come back.
Series: My Poetry (237 Articles, 185960 views), Sonnets (204 Articles, 160240 views)
WMD: The Tiresome Story of Empire, From Uploaded
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, October 21, 2021
The Powell Mystique (free verse poem) The Powell Mystique (free verse poem). The daily sonnet lets his here down for a moment of silence. As if. (In this crazy world.)
Series: My Poetry (237 Articles, 185960 views)
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 18, 2021
Sonnet: Man-Machine: The Grudge Match Sonnet: Man-Machine: The Grudge Match. The daily sonnet considers the consequences of meddling with evolutionary processes.
Series: My Poetry (237 Articles, 185960 views), Sonnets (204 Articles, 160240 views)
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, October 17, 2021
Film Review: Pig: She May Be A Pig, But I Love Her A great return to form for Nicholas Cage in an understated performance about loss and love. And a pig. .
Series: Film Review (17 Articles, 30618 views)
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, October 16, 2021
Sonnet: Riddle of the Sphinx on My 65th Birthday Sonnet: Riddle of the Sphinx on My 65th Birthday. The daily sonnet is surprised to be around for its 65th birthday today, and has a few words to say about it.
Series: My Poetry (237 Articles, 185960 views), Sonnets (204 Articles, 160240 views)
Chomsky in the Spider Hole, Captured by US Troops, From Uploaded
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 15, 2021
Sonnet: The Tin Man as Deus ex Machina We forget that behind the scenes Dorothy was getting molested on the set. Parallel journeys. But that's not what I'm on about. Or is it? AI: Be careful what you ask for you just might get it. Remember that hit from the 60s? ? .
Series: Sonnets (204 Articles, 160240 views), My Poetry (237 Articles, 185960 views)
Psycho Fruit Cellar Mama, From Uploaded
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 15, 2021
Sonnet: Would You Like A Room for the Night? Sonnet: Would You Like A Room for the Night? The daily sonnet considers a world ruled by new psychotic enforcers of fascist whimsicality.
Series: My Poetry (237 Articles, 185960 views), Sonnets (204 Articles, 160240 views)
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 15, 2021
Sonnet: Strum Along With A Sitar To Understand Sonnet: Strum Along With A Sitar To Understand. Thee daily sonnet recalls deep meaningful moments in my journey in consciousness.
Series: Sonnets (204 Articles, 160240 views), My Poetry (237 Articles, 185960 views)
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Sonnet: Happy World Mental Health Week! Sonnet: Happy World Mental Health Week! The daily sonnet honors all those who have lost their minds caught up in believing there was a reality you could count on when the chips were down. Have a slice on the domino effect.
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Sonnet: Rob Kall's Dead: Bottom's Up! Sonnet: Rob Kall's Dead: Bottom's Up! The daily sonnet takes solace in knowing that the captain is still afloat and chasing marlin. Phew. F U, Corona!
Series: Sonnets (204 Articles, 160240 views), My Poetry (237 Articles, 185960 views)
image from Guanatanamo Diary by Mohamedou Ould Salahi, From Uploaded
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Film Review: The Mauritanian: The Odyssey of Prisoner 760 Mohamedou Ould Salahi, aka Prisoner 760, spent more than a dozen years at Gitmo, accused of being the master recruiter of the 9/11 pilots. But no evidence was ever presented, he was never charged, and finally a habeas corpus filing forced the government's hand and he was released. Excellent film. .
Series: Film Review (17 Articles, 30618 views)
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 11, 2021
Sonnet: The Day I Was Caught Free Thinking Sonnet: The Day I Was Caught Free Thinking. Oh-oh, there goes my credit rating. No din din at Frenchie's tonight. She'll be so disappointed the quality of my love.
Series: My Poetry (237 Articles, 185960 views), Sonnets (204 Articles, 160240 views)
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 11, 2021
Sonnet: Schopenhauer's Pessimism Rears Its Ugly Head Sonnet: Schopenhauer's Pessimism Rears Its Ugly Head. The daily sonnet recalls the day a Kurdish woman jumped overboard from a ferry into the Bosporous Sea. There was a pause when it was unclear if any help would come to her assistance.
Series: Sonnets (204 Articles, 160240 views), My Poetry (237 Articles, 185960 views)
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, October 9, 2021
Sonnet: The Droning of Julian Assange Sonnet: The Droning of Julian Assange. The question that depresses the daily sonnet is: Will we care after the sensationalism of it dies down?
Series: Sonnets (204 Articles, 160240 views), My Poetry (237 Articles, 185960 views)
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(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, October 9, 2021
You're Torturing Me You're Torturing Me: Thop It. The truth about torture. And poetry.
Series: Op-Eds (23 Articles, 22482 views)
KSM and AZr Think About War and Memory
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, October 9, 2021
Cleared for Release: The Suppressed Poetry of KSM and AZ Cleared for Release: The Suppressed Poetry of KSM and AZ. The daily sonnet uses the poetic license to free the songs of two jailbirds. Then it's back to torture for them, says Uncle Samantha. .
Series: Sonnets (204 Articles, 160240 views)
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 8, 2021
Sonnet: If You See A Tyrant, Say Something Sonnet: If You See A Tyrant, Say Something. The daily sonnet wonders how much longer before we say enough.
Series: Sonnets (204 Articles, 160240 views), My Poetry (237 Articles, 185960 views)

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