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Poet, professor, journalist whose writings can be seen at http://www.indypendent.org/

Home Page: http://www.indypendent.org/

Diaries published: 29 (326 days since last diary on Sun Jun 15, 2014 at 08:57 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 32 (326 days since last comment on Sun Jun 15, 2014 at 08:57 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 293

Total Comment Ratings: 3

Most Recommended Diary: Death at My Doorstep: Gun Violence in America, 21 comments, 65 recommends

People Following Nicholas Powers: 18

Nicholas Powers's Most Recent Diaries:

“Choke me with the dead cat,” she pants over the phone. Theodore stops masturbating. “Okay,” he says cautiously, “I’m choking you with the dead cat. I’m pulling the dead cat’s tail ...
by Nicholas Powers
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Jun 15, 2014 at 08:57 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
MANDELA DIED — I stared at the text and read it again, then again, the words zapping me as if I were licking a battery. From the train window, Long Island was an endless row of doll- houses. Again,
by Nicholas Powers
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Jun 15, 2014 at 08:55 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
The first time I met Frank, he was strangling a dog to death. “There are two kinds of pain,” he drawled. “The sort of pain that makes you strong, or useless pain. The sort of pain that’s ...
by Nicholas Powers
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Jun 15, 2014 at 08:53 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
“Excuse me that was my seat,” he leaned on the rail and pointed beneath her legs, “I put my bag under it.” I looked at them as the silence in the air became charged with something ugly. “...
by Nicholas Powers
Comment Count 31 comments on Sat Jun 14, 2014 at 06:51 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
Editor’s Note: Since the financial crash of 2008, there has been a revival of interest in the writings of Karl Marx, especially among disenchanted millennials faced with bleak economic prospects ...
by Nicholas Powers
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Jun 14, 2014 at 06:47 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
"I don’t know why you girls aren’t attracted to me,” he said into the camera. “But I will punish you all for it.” The next day, on May 24, news headlines said that a young man named Elliot ...
by Nicholas Powers
Comment Count 198 comments on Fri Jun 13, 2014 at 09:08 PM PDT with 38 Recommends

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