Todd Swift's 100 Poets Against the War PDF

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By Todd Swift

ISBN-10: 1876857986

ISBN-13: 9781876857981

The main talked-about and profitable ebook of contemporary years is released the following for the 1st time in paperback. "100 Poets opposed to The War," a trilogy of downloadable digital chapbooks used to be first released on-line on January 27, 2003 and has due to the fact made world-wide information from the "LA instances" to the Moscow dailies. This booklet holds the list 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 allure of peace poetry has visible this publication shared by way of tens of millions, 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 folk of Iraq. It marks a second within the historical past of resistance to struggle.

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I know you didn't understand all you saw, but also felt your fear of the pill poppers. I don’t want to hand your care over to the world out there. all work just as well just do not call us “collateral damage” there are no clean words for some things There are no enemies insist your rugged hands and muscled backs half hidden in olive branches shading women darkly veiled. There are no enemies but the enemy of a piece of fruit, its oil, its balm for the rest of us who need to be so brave. Untitled Tom Bell Dearest Angel, It's not all hippos hoppin’.

Her voice breaks, her hands correct the wheel, the bus pushes forward, erasing nothing. There was a blue peace banner from her town today, and we said stop the war, jobs instead, no more rich men’s factories, refineries, futures built on our broke bodies. She said she couldn’t go to the grave for a long time, but she had some things to get right between them so she stood there and spoke what was on her mind. Now she takes the children to the grave, the little boy he wants to go every week. She lightly touches and turns the big steering wheel.

It slid down with his skin, a Hiroshima survivor said on TV. There are too many ghosts, he said. Terrorist warnings, countries and people stretch rubber band taut, nuclear edge. And the President promotes pre-emptive strikes. Full force. Dogs of war, wave after wave. My salt-matted dog spins, red gums flashing, suspended tongue quivering. 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.

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