Tag Archives: peace

Hymn of Gratitude

24 Apr

From Charlie’s Facebook page.

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Hymn of Gratitude for the Catholic Worker Vol. LXXVII, No. 5 August-September, 2010


price 1 cent (can't find the sign for 'cent' very easily on this computer,
sign of the times)


these front page headlines:

Joseph Takami of Nagasaki                              Our Lady the Hibakusha


plus an excellent review of BOMBING CIVILIANS: A TWENTIETH CENTURY HISTORY.
Edited by Yuki Tanaka and Marilyn B. Young. The New Press, New York and London, 2009.
Reviewed by Bill Griffin.

who titles his review Bombs Do Not Save Lives

Here it is 2011 and May 1 coming up

Truth & Traditions Party mobilizing people 1 x 1

to bring some sanity each day into politics USA

a tar pit full of failing flailing dinosaurs

desperate on the very brink of extinction

us modest milky warmblooded mammals

nipping at their gigantic achilles heels

I know the blog box is not set up in a way that favors poets who may be fussy about

space, wanting air and the aura of ether around the penumbra of each word, each line,
and especially around each unspoken thot. Plodding traditional prose will have to serve.

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No2War

13 Feb

This sign is by Jersey Joe, aka Rime. It used to be seen by 1000s of people a day as they drove West out of New York City from the Holland Tunnel. It’s no longer there; the building was demolished. But the aspiration hangs in the air.

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