Love at the bottom of the sea

(Re-published from the Passaport Project blog) Ewropa! Intix tisma’ l-imħabba ssejjaħ minn qiegħ il-baħar? Europe! Can you not hear love calling out from the bottom of the sea? Europe ! N’entends-tu donc pas l’appel de l’amour venant du fond de la mer ? Europa! Ben je doof voor de roep van liefde uit de zeebodem? …

Panopticon – five haiku

Can haiku be political? I don’t see why not. Haiku purists may cringe at the thought of tying the eternal, ‘zen’-like form to the fleeting nature of politics; to a certain extent, I can understand their fears. I suppose it depends on how we define the ‘political’. There are plenty of ‘political’ haiku on the …

Call for haiku on migration and borders

(Re-published from the Passaport Project blog) Whilst we’re documenting last Saturday’s solidarity Manifestival in front of the migrant detention centre in Findel, Luxembourg, and sifting patiently through the content we’ve received so far for Issue 2 of our artistic newspaper Le monde n’est pas rond (see the call for submissions), here’s an informal call for …