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Formerly Poetry for Peace, this site is now dubbed Poetry for Peace and Justice. You might also be interested in the administrator’s poetry blog. Click here for The Real McCoy.   Advertisements

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Three Thousand Times

The following poem was published in Night-Blooming Cereus and other poems and The Glens Falls Post-Star Three Thousand Times As morning unfurled in noxious plumes, acrid wings enshrouding the throbbing city, we could have sworn a single heart stopped beating. … Continue reading

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August 6

August 6 – poem published in Night-Blooming Cereus and other poems and Columbia Daily Tribune August 6 I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds. —J. Robert Oppenheimer, quoting the Bhagavad Gita The anniversary of the morning America bombed Hiroshima—no … Continue reading

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Why?

Why do we bother, when time is so short and the diurnal demands drain us and we hurt? Why should we continue to beat the drums for peace in our homes and in the streets? This is not a poem, … Continue reading

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Why Peace?

Why Peace? This is the Powerpoint for a lecture I gave at SUNY Adirondack Community College in Queensbury, New York in March 2010. “GF” refers to Glens Falls, New York, the community where the college sits. “N.w.” refers to nuclear … Continue reading

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