By Todd Swift
The main talked-about and winning ebook of contemporary 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 instances" to the Moscow dailies. This e-book 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 ebook shared through 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 maintains to motivate those that oppose a unilateral, US-led strike opposed to the folks of Iraq. It marks a second within the historical past of resistance to battle.
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Crows shelter at the smack centre of the four way on Main while somewhere a lark sings what will not be heard. Bloody warmongering perpetuates the endless cycle of bullets >>>>>> of weapons >>>>>> of mass destruction * Unthinking obedience is the point at which democracy breaks down: DE C A Y m oc r We must speak out when we feel our / government / is / wrong. We have that right. In a time of terror, PROTEST IS PATRIOTISM Our flag isn’t some bloody rag to be waved by politicians. The red, white & blue is for Arab Americans, too.
Okay. Think Story. It’s all in the Telling: Mustard gas becomes Weapons Mass Destruction. New Hiroshima becomes Matter of Discussion. See? We'll rev up an SUV, Splat Saddam, give Kim the finger And peel out. He’ll never dare. Damn! That’s it. That’s definitely It. 35 36 100 poets against the war Miranda Rights 100 poets against the war Taking Sides Marcos Flores Aoife Mannix You have the right to remain silent… Silent about the injustice that exists, about underground modes and methods of survival… About love and compassion and peace and giving and sharing… And all that this earthly experience gives, what life’s cycles bring and more.
Burning nuns lay hot bones in mocking patterns – swastikas, stars of David, fasces, crosses – crushed into paving by military boots. After the ﬁnal judgement day archaeologist angels spend another eternity excavating layers of bone floors in hell. *John Chrysostum 53 52 100 poets against the war 100 poets against the war Bubble Girl Song Anna’s meal Wednesday Kennedy Nuala Ní Chonchúir I shop with my white girl immunity and i’m safe till i get on that plane I want to stuff myself stupid and go back to sleep branded right down from my head to my feet yeah it’s fat and obscene my american dream but you’re only jealous cause you want the same tell me… Who’s gonna die for my SUV come on… Who’s gonna die for my SUV And i’m thinking i might get a facelift because that might make the world seem more fresh because it’s not been the same since the day the world changed and the war cry keeps beating it's tired old refrain I mean how can i shop in this negative frame.
100 Poets Against the War by Todd Swift