Author Archives: Brian Prager

About Brian Prager

I am the father of a beloved son who has been retained in Japan by his Japanese mother against my will. My boy has been kept out of contact with me since June, 2010. I am struggling to save him and get justice for us.

An unknown known

We turn our backs on other forms of suffering today, and we in turn imperil ourselves and our chances. When the entire world mourns, we must align ourselves beside it, to earn the solidarity we desire. Continue reading

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L-O-V-E

“Good morn’ or evening friends Here’s your friendly announcer I have serious news to pass on to everybody What I’m about to say Could mean the world’s disaster Could change your joy and laughter to tears and pain It’s that … Continue reading

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Collecting a New History of Grief (On Rui’s 12th Birthday)

“We live in a country where Americans assimilate corpses in their daily comings and goings.” – Claudia Rankine, “The Condition of Black Life” The appallingly truthful sentence above comes from a new book of essays I’ve recently been reading off … Continue reading

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We fell asleep on the jungle gym in Washington Market Park

  Phone’s off the hook No one knows where we are It’s a long time since I drank champagne The ocean is blue As blue as your eyes I’m gonna take it with me when I go Old long since … Continue reading

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