Monday, November 30, 2009

Poverty, A Poem by Fred Taban

. . . you don't have a heart but you are cruel. . . . 
~ Fred Taban

Fred Taban, a theology professor at Episcopal Church Sudan Seminary, in south Sudan, and a refugee for most of his life, narrates his poem "Poverty".

His words require no further elaboration.

Poverty, poem by Fred Taban from Stephen Alvarez on Vimeo.


Laura said...

Something in his eyes just held me. And i did not miss that amazing background noise.

Gorgeous, devastating.

L.L. Barkat said...

For some reason I can't hear it. Sigh. I can only imagine.

Maureen said...

I wonder what's wrong. I just checked on another computer and the audio works fine. You might click on Alvarez's name to go to his site; then click on videos there.

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