Category Archives: peace

An empathic civilization? You’ve got to be kidding

As a writer I do a lot of reading. I also review books.  Jeremy Rifkin’s The Empathic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis, is an important book that, in these days where there is so much … Continue reading

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Crossing the racial and ethnic divide

Treat everyone you meet with dignity and respect. Where others see difference see how you connect. “Why did we become friends so many years ago?” “You didn’t treat me as different.”  

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New poem published

New poem, “Palestine, an unfinished history” just published on June 5th in “The Palestine Chronicle”. Click on the link to read it and comment both there and here.    

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Appetite , a poem © 2014 by George Polley

As far as the eyes can see, an endless green field in which six young men lay sleeping in the sun. A seventh runs up, looks, and lays down, sunning himself. As far as the eyes can see a green … Continue reading

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