By Todd Swift
The main talked-about and winning booklet 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 was once first released on-line on January 27, 2003 and has considering that made world-wide information from the "LA occasions" to the Moscow dailies. This e-book 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 charm of peace poetry has noticeable this publication shared through tens of millions, and skim at peace demonstrations from Seattle to the center East. It has spawned French, German and Brazilian models, 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 battle.
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Help me here, Colin. Possession isn’t everything. No proof he’ll use them. Huh? Contradiction? Well, Shit. You tell me How to duck a fucking A-bomb. Okay. 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.
61 60 100 poets against the war 100 poets against the war Nation Peace poem Nora Gaines Charles Potts in this ﬁeld, and upon its sowing, they ask for rain, they pray by the three saplings for dew in the gap of the espalier; tears, stationary, awake, but as the trouble-child; a loose stone wall restoring the wind, the trees themselves, the reed grass unloved, listing like a paper thief. "The young men and women standing against the war have made a green place in my heart," sang Robert Duncan protesting the Vietnam War in a former time but in the same place.
This the war that George fought. Still true? Clive Matson Yesterday I dreamt the sky turned orange and white, spawning giant mushrooms. I jumped into a ditch. Held my head in my hands for a few seconds until everything went. Today the western hills are hazy green and brown. I have things to do. People wander in and out of shops. Sun shines on the shimmering road as if nothing happened.
100 Poets Against the War by Todd Swift