these are the timesdirty beloved


"The story of the two men, Jan Pelgrom and Wouter Loos, begins with one of the most infamous incidents in maritime history, and its repercussions stretch to the present day. The ripples from this alien presence can still be detected more than three centuries on.
The Batavia Mutiny, as it has become known, may be perhaps more accurately described as the Batavia Bloodbath. The mutiny never really got off the ground, but there is a pressing need in history for readily understandable labels, regardless of precision. Whatever you call it, the Dutch East India Company's (VOC) new flagship, The Batavia, is central to the telling..."
From The Sea
Radio Netherlands


When I Was Gone to Summer

"...a bit of dust
and so compress expired stars..."

Theodore Worozbyt
Verse Daily 29.Jan.06

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