Author Archives: Ron Pavellas

About Ron Pavellas

Expatriate Californian living in Sweden with wife. Retired from employment in the USA. Currently focused on blog articles, memoirs, and creative writing.

“The Wretched Dimension of Politics.” Excerpts from Nobel Banquet Speeches of Literature Prize Winners

The Nobel Prize ceremonies will soon commence in Stockholm (and Oslo, Norway for the Peace Prize). I am reposting, below, and with some supplementary remarks, an article I wrote eight years ago which is still timely. I could well have … Continue reading

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Why a Poem?

As for the motivations of others, any answer to this question will be arguable; nonetheless, I offer this list. To “Howl” at the world about its injustices and tragedies To make convincing political statements or arguments A love letter or … Continue reading

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