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Contest Winners: “Vietnam: January 28, 1973” | “Free” | “Soil Soul”

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation 2014 Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Contest Winners Vietnam: January 28, 1973 by Sophia Marusic Youth Category (13-18), First Place I cannot tell you anything of guns-- other than, in the slick sunrise like a peeled peach, they’ve been muzzled and the crack of black pepper bullets has stuttered to a More

Jody Bolz: BLACK SITE

By Jody Bolz  BlogThisRock  November 7, 2014 BLACK SITE "It's one of the most sophisticated, refined programs of torture ever," an outside expert familiar with the protocol said.   —The New Yorker First, take away light. Leave time-but make it dark, disordered. Make it sleepless. Not day, not night. Leave space-but make it small. Make it More

Devreaux Baker: In the Year of the Drone

By Devreaux Baker   Nuclear Age Peace Foundation   October 15, 2014 Hurry, you have to tell them. A girl is walking down the street hand in hand with her mother coming or going to a wedding or a birth. There is the sound of celebration in the air, the smell of spice on their hair and More

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