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[ ] laila

shereenl@georgetown.edu

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  • Song written for the upcoming March 17, 2007 March on the Pentagon. Please join us in the march, as well as guerrilla outreach actions before the main event! Lyrics by Jaime Rothbard. Voices include: Jaime, Damien, Shahid, and Laila. Please excuse the slideshow…live video footage to follow! Watch the video, and check back later for [...]

  • WATCH VIDEO. In Sept 2005, the Guerrilla Poetry Insurgency shared the stage with Thievery Corporation, Joan Baez, Sweet Honey and the Rock, Head-Roc, Cindy Sheehan, and many more in a concert demanding a ceasefire in Iraq. THANKS TO Shahid Buttar for recording of Baghdad Blues, to Quilting Point for footage from Arabs and Terrorism, and [...]

  • Footage of Guerrilla Poetry Insurgency in action. Includes on stage at Operations Ceasefire 2005 and recorded WPFW Radio Pacific Show featuring Guerrilla Poets Laila Shereen Sakr, Shahid Buttar, Laurie Blair, and Leah Harris. Video footage includes Jessica Philie,Damien Petty, Mo Alem, Kristen Arant, Fadi Sakr, and more. Video Footage thanks to Elie Walton,Michael Lewis, Arlingtong [...]

  • Jihad, duration: 04.20.01, 2007, View on YouTube.com. Artist: Laila Shereen Sakr (vocals, writer, composer), Fadi Sakr (percussion, background vocals), Mark Nickens (percussion, bass guitar), Laurie Blair (background vocals). INFINITE GRATITUDE to Issam Salameh for filming and video editing. AND THANK YOU to assistant sound engineers Fadi Sakr and Jessica Philie.

  • Twisting inward like an inverted Revolution. we don't speak words, we speak Human. like rattling mystery from our minds unraveling your hearts in front of your eyes we come to undo, be gravity-wise ex-per-i-ence that most crystal voice the common thread from within aligning chakras like words on canvas Poetry don’t pay the rent!I lament, [...]

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