By Todd Swift
The main talked-about and winning book of modern years is released right here for the 1st time in paperback. "100 Poets opposed to The War," a trilogy of downloadable digital chapbooks was once first released on-line on January 27, 2003 and has given that made world-wide information from the "LA occasions" to the Moscow dailies. This ebook holds the checklist for the quickest poetry anthology ever assembled and disseminated; first deliberate on January 20, 2003 and released during this shape on March three, 2003. The grass-roots charm of peace poetry has obvious this e-book shared by way of tens of hundreds of thousands, and skim at peace demonstrations from Seattle to the center East. It has spawned French, German and Brazilian types, and keeps to motivate those that oppose a unilateral, US-led strike opposed to the folks of Iraq. It marks a second within the heritage of resistance to warfare.
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Was Niagara Falls near Buffalo? She’d like to take her little girl some day, too little now, won’t remember. The driver speaks her daughter’s name, and the syllables ring like bells. I say I lived in her town once, after another war. The boys we knew came home men cocked like guns, sometimes they went off and blew their own heads, sometimes a woman’s face. Like last summer in Ft. Bragg, all those women dead. " Husband shot her front of the children, boy and girl, six and eight. She calls them every day, no matter where she is.
Your friend’s father was a hawk. When his son received a draft notice he became a dove. Instead of swooping down on anyone opposed to the war he started to do lots of cooing. He’s easier to listen to now, because he isn’t always rufﬂing someone’s feathers. It’s a shame that he needed the possibility of his son’s death to improve his personality. A taller man at dinner – motor-minding so from the bowel of his hates for fears for I must wish to leave the table and the de-boned sole not to hide but out of protest for – oh I must not weep how a brown-shirt rhetoric so spits like vomit from descendants of the last world war.
Ignoring my calls, she flies to the gray waves, an angry wraith. I touch my sea-cool face and wonder why wildness takes us. 55 54 100 poets against the war 100 poets against the war Life after wartime Yellow jackets Tom Phillips John Rybicki Some things never change. The garden bushes wag their beards like arguing theologians while the orange ﬁsts of passion fruit take cover in the leaves. The sky aches with unmapped distances and the sun hides nothing. At dusk, it surrenders to the moon. When there’s small-hours muttering in the street remember it’s only someone deciding to go home or go on, pushing through the night for the last of the great good times and into a shell-shocked morning-after.
100 Poets Against the War by Todd Swift