Craig Santos Perez

B-2 and f-15 over andersen air force base Battleship Guam
  • Essay

U.S. militarism has turned islands into targets and peoples into weapons: Only a movement for peace will save the Pacific. Read More »

Cyclone winston damage in tailevu, fiji Poems for Fiji after Cyclone Winston
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"I dreamt last night / that brown bodies, again, / were under water." Read More »

142084990 0dab8385ae o Poetry for the ʻōhiʻa tree (2)
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#ʻōhiʻalove and other poems of strength, sadness and hope Read More »

20495316 42497eebae b Poetry for the ʻōhiʻa tree
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"Inā ʻaʻole lākou, ʻaʻole kākou" ("If there is no them, there is no us") Read More »

Robert s. duncanson - blue hole, flood waters, little miami river - google art project Black eco-poetics
  • Serialization
Us navy 030225-n-0000x-002 an aerial view of apra harbor on u.s. naval base guam is seen during a fly-by, feb. 25, 2003 The Trans-Pacific Partnership, Pivot and Pathway
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The TPP and its corresponding and supporting military "pivot" have been impacting the lives of Pacific peoples for years through military-industrial buildups, the removal of indigenous self-determination, environmental degradation and wealth extraction. Read More »

Nuclear power plant cattenom Nuclear and heliographic poetry
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Water pollution with trash disposal of waste at the garbage beach The poetry of plastic
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Plastic is a normal part of our everyday lives, environments and even bodies; poems about plastic help us to truly see its impact, entanglements and dangers. Read More »

Panthera tigris altaica 13 - buffalo zoo The poetry of extinction
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After discussing creation stories last week, we turn to extinction stories this week, another important theme in eco-poetics. Read More »

Raven and the first men, left side Creation stories & indigenous eco-poetics
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eco-poetics week 6 Read More »