This transcreation of parts of the first 462 lines of Vergil’s Aeneid is a holiday season gift to a wise friend with a deep feeling for the value of ancient knowledge.
In creating this I note that male suffering did not begin with the cruelties of the modern world.
Geoff Fox, 20 December, 2020, Terra Nullius
Good mannered culture opposes the insulting barbarous global culture: “Who are you and !?/Who am I if not you?/Who are you if not yourself?/Who are you if not me?”
On this date in 1937, a new Asian imperialism commenced the massacre called the rape of Nanking.
In contrast, Indonesian culture combines the passion of revolution with soft calm kebersamaan – togetherness.
Geoff Fox, 13 December, 2020, Down Under