Peace Poems

April 18, 2017

Earth Day 2017

Be advised: this poem may be interrupted by a nuclear war. Home is a blue-green planet, a pale blue dot in a vast universe, a water […]
January 19, 2017

Five Tendencies Toward Fascism

First, express hatred toward minorities, whipping up anger against them. Second, denigrate political opponents, calling them liars, lazy and criminals. Third, belittle the veracity of the […]
December 20, 2016

The End of Everything

A newsletter with this blaring headline has been on my desk for weeks, maybe months. I’m fascinated by its finality. Noam Chomsky delivers the same message […]
December 5, 2016

The Alarm Is Sounding

The alarm is sounding. The nuclear codes will soon be within reach of his small hands. This is no joke. The nuclear codes will soon be […]