100 Poets Against the War by Todd Swift

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 when you consider that made world-wide information from the "LA occasions" to the Moscow dailies. This booklet 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 attraction of peace poetry has obvious 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 folks of Iraq. It marks a second within the heritage of resistance to battle.

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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.

See your cartoon Johnny pantomime a man on fire, into my house and flailing my shirt about, my love up from her own nest of a nap, woken by Jesus Christ, I’m a tall building, and, they’re all over me. Shocked awake the way soldiers spring to when bullets rip through their tents. She’s swatting yellow jackets off my blue jeans and stomping embers on the carpet. I have gasoline. I’ll pour it down their hole tonight and light the match. Late night another tickle along my throat I swat down on my knees now with my Buddha, my boo-dawg beside me sniffing the carpet to find that yellow spasm on its back.

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. You have the right to remain silent… And be arrested for the homeless, for the sick, for the lame, and the poor, for those faceless, nameless, invisible human beings suffering, right outside your nation’s living room door.

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