Men’s faces always appear old to me. Most of the ones who visit the karaoke parlor are ageing, with wives and children at home. They were born in the… More

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Information Highway Songby Guram UrtkmelidzeI got lost on Information Highway,When I looked for a simple and unsophisticated my way! They did not tell us: Who are good fellas!When did I… More

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Weihnachten Was würdest Du machen, wenn Weihnachten wär'und kein Engel würde singen.Es gäbe auch keine Geschenke mehr,kein >Süsser-die-Glocken-nie-kIingen<.Im Fernsehen hätte der NachrichtensprecherWeihnachten glatt vergessen,Und niemand auf der ganzen Weltwürde Nürnberger… More

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Village RumorsA few weeks ago, the phone rang at 11:45 p.m. in my home in Amsterdam. It was my friend Vincent, who’s been living in Sweden since he fled… More

Caridad Svich: Vestige

VestigeShelled in fearbeneath a pile of shellsI pretend I'm deadand wait for the gunfire to stop but it won'tnot herenot therea border's length awayeven the imitation of gunfireon playgrounds can… More

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I spent my childhood in socialist Romania. In 1983 I learned that the two most dangerous objects in our household were my father's air-gun and his typewriter. A presidential… More

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No poseo nada: ni casa, ni auto, ni habitación, ni una cama. Vivo de paso y de prestado.I own nothing: no house, no car, no room, not even a… More

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