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Tuesday, February 22, 2011


by David Feela

The wind knows more about resistance than
the Tunisian Republic’s Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali,
Egypt’s Muhammad Hosni Sayyid Mubarak,
Lybia’s Moammar Gadhafi,
Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa of Bahrain,
Ali Abdullah Saleh of the Republic of Yemen,
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran,
President Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti,
Jordan’s King Abdullah II, and
the entire al-Assad government of Syria.
The wind has been around even longer.
Governor Scott Walker, the weather
in Wisconsin is changing.

David Feela's work has appeared in hundreds of regional and national publications. His first full length poetry book, The Home Atlas, is now available.