Poets Against War continues the tradition of socially engaged poetry by creating venues for poetry as a voice against war, tyranny and oppression.

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Download Poems

Poets in various countries and cities and conditions are arranging for formal, public presentations of the poems to various governments and organizations. For such presentations, we recommend the follow packet of materials, which you can download from the web site:

  • Chapbook
  • Text files containing all poems

When you organize such a public presentation, please send a short report and a digital photograph of the event to info@poetsagainstwar.net

Chapbook

Printed copy of the Poets Against the War Chapbook, a selection of poems by 32 prominent poets taken from the poetsagainstthewar.org web site. To download and print this file, click here .

Text files containing all poems

Text files containing all the poems, to be delivered on either floppies or a CD. You can download either a single large zipped file containing all the poems, or a set of files designed for floppies, or a set of smaller files, each of which contains the authors whose last name begins with a specific letter of the alphabet.

Download all the poems

Single zipped file (5.5 megabytes) containing single large file with all the poems in the Poets Against War database:

Single zipped file (5.6 MB) containing 26 files (by letter) with all the poems:

Download files of poems optimized for floppy disks

Five zipped files containing groups of files:

Last name A-D 1.3 MB
Last name E-K 1.4 MB
Last name L-Q 1.2 MB
Last name R-V 1.1 MB
Last name W-Z 0.3 MB

Download groups of poems by authors' names

26 individual files containing poems by the initial letter of poets' last names:

Authors starting with "A":
Authors starting with "B":
Authors starting with "C":
Authors starting with "D":
Authors starting with "E":
Authors starting with "F":
Authors starting with "G":
Authors starting with "H":
Authors starting with "I":
Authors starting with "J":
Authors starting with "K":
Authors starting with "L":
Authors starting with "M":
Authors starting with "N":
Authors starting with "O":
Authors starting with "P":
Authors starting with "Q":
Authors starting with "R":
Authors starting with "S":
Authors starting with "T":
Authors starting with "U":
Authors starting with "V":
Authors starting with "W":
Authors starting with "X":
Authors starting with "Y":
Authors starting with "Z":



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