First video: Coming To Jakarta I.i – I.iii: wind-driven ghost of snow

Posted in videos on July 7, 2012 by admin

In this first installment of a series of video podcasts, Peter Dale Scott — poet, political researcher, and former Canadian diplomat and U.C. professor — talks about the unusual circumstances that led to the writing of a book length poem that was never planned. Read more »

Greek Theater

Posted in poetry on September 7, 2014 by admin

The following is the final version of Peter Dale Scott’s much reworked poem “Greek Theater,” now subtitled, “Mario Savio and the Socratic Quest.” It replaces earlier versions of the poem that appeared on this blog. (First draft, second draft, third draft.) The poem will be published as the Epilogue of Peter’s prose political book, The Deep American State: Wall Street, Big Oil, and the Attack on U.S. Democracy, due from Rowman & Littlefield in November, 2014. Read more »

Coming To Jakarta V.iii: the unreal breathing

Posted in videos on March 15, 2014 by admin

Let there be the courage.

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Coming To Jakarta V.i – V.ii: if you bring forth what is within you

Posted in videos on March 11, 2014 by admin

In this world where we live by forgetting.

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Coming To Jakarta IV.xvi – IV.xviii: the whirr of low wings

Posted in videos on March 9, 2014 by admin

For so long.

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Coming To Jakarta IV.xv: Djakarta se acerca

Posted in videos on January 11, 2014 by admin

The cunning plan.

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Coming To Jakarta IV.xiii – IV.iv: for if a sentence is left dangling

Posted in videos on January 1, 2014 by admin

On the surface of the water.

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Coming To Jakarta IV.x-IV.xii: portending deluge

Posted in videos on December 25, 2013 by admin

A loud prophetic blast of harmony.

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Coming To Jakarta IV.vii-IV.ix: privileged moments

Posted in videos on December 3, 2013 by admin

It has been said many times

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Coming To Jakarta IV.vi: Gandhi

Posted in videos on November 17, 2013 by admin

The certainty of that power

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Coming To Jakarta IV.iv – IV.v: Action!

Posted in videos on November 9, 2013 by admin

Those baffled eyes
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