Category Archives: Sitwell (Edith)

Still Falls the Rain

As Hurricane Harvey pounds the Gulf Coast, Edith Sitwell’s poem “Still Falls the Rain” comes to mind. Sitwell was writing about the World War II London blitzkrieg, but the poem still applies.

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Still Falls the (Drone-Delivered) Rain

As the U.S. steps up drone attacks, Edith Sitwell reminds us of the psychological cost to ourselves.

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