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Here's a Complete Listing of Poems of the Week from August, 2003 to December, 2006

To see a selection of poems and statements by prominent poets, go to the Chapbook.

To see the Poems of the Day archive (February through July 2003), go to Archive.

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

December, 2006

Ed Higgins, Age 64, Yamhill, Or, Epistemology

Jessie O'Neil, Age 21, private

G. Karl Marcus, Age 53, Stopping For Pelicans On A Summer Evening

November, 2006

Alexandra Kostoulas, Age 26, San Francisco, CA, Mourning a Dead Sparrow

Tomas De Faoite, Age 48, Irishman living in Holland, Dust

Catherine Wiley, Age 45, If Nothing Breaks

Christine Timm, Terrorize Me

October, 2006

Rohitash Chandra, Age 22, Fiji "Recipe for Unity and Freedom"

Valentina Gnup, Age 48, US "Baghdad Ghazal"

September, 2006

Faycal Zouaoui, Age 28 "No one listens"

Jeanne Watson, Age 54 "now. . .  to baghdad and today's violence"

Yasmine Elaine Waring, "The Last Lullaby (for Lebanon)"

Shahram Vahdany, Age 45 "Saviors"

Kathy Engel, "Warning"

August, 2006

Seymour Joseph, 77 "Shadow on a Wall"

Margaret Eaton, "Battle of Britain Remembered"

Catherine Anderson, 52 "Lessons"

G. Karl Marcus, 53 "Conundrum"

June, 2006

Helen Hensley, 51 "God Bless Our Troops - Microfridge in Room " (Bryan, TX, 4/14/06)

Jane Haladay, 45 "Bloom" (Davis, CA, 4/14/2006)

Shadab Zeest Hashmi, 33 "U.S. Air Strikes " (5/2/2006)

Michael Hillmer , 53 "Down in the Hole " (Granite City, IL 5/18/2006)

Claudia Chapline, 75 "Eclipse, (an early poems from the 1960's) " (5/19/2006)

MTC Cronin, 42 "Dirty Foreign Laundry Policy" (Austrailia 2/22/2006)

Joop Bersee, "Soldier" (6/4/2006)

Larry Bradley, "Occupations" (6/5/2006)

Jim Bush, "I Remember...(On Memorial Day) " (6/6/2006)

Olivia Macassey, 30 "Parade" (Auckland, NZ 5/8/2006)

Florence Major, "For Those Returned from Iraq...At the Terminal" (4/14/2006)

Reggie Marra, 48 "This Open Eye " (New Milford, CT 1/11/2006)

April, 2006

Richard Bray, 39 "Spoils of Victory" (California, 5/28/06)

Tess Glynn, 54 "Invisable Wound" (California, 4/9/2006)

Gary Blankenship, "Return My Things:14 Lines from Gitmo"(6/1/2006)

March, 2006

Tom Goff, 47, “ Soldier's Home '06 ” ( Carmichael CA, 1/28/06)

Kenneth Goldfine, 40, “ The rise ” (12/19/05)

Roy Schoenberg , 80,“ RETURNING CASUALTIES ” (3/3/06)

LeAnne Howe , 51, "The List We Make" (Illinois, USA 3/26/06)

Neil Deupree, 63, “ War is a leech ” (USA, 3/18/06)


Wednesday, May 20, 2005 

Marilyn Krysl, 62, “Rafa: 2004” (Colorado, USA, 4/14/05)

Pushpa Ratna Tuladhar, 54, “Another Falujjah” (Kathmandu, Nepal, 3/16/05)

Amy Fugate, 22, “What if the War Came Home” (Indiana, USA, 4/4/05)

Bobbi Dykema Katsanis, 33, Untitled (Seattle, Washington, USA, 4/28/05)

Dean Walker, 38, “Ode To Marla Ruzicka” (Sebastapol, California, USA, 4/19/05)

Allison Bernstein, 18, Untitled (Virginia, USA, 5/1/05)

Christopher John Donato, 31, “The Wolf in White-man's Burden” (USA, 4/25/05)

Jos Accapadi, 35, “Thoughts at 2 am” (Austin, Texas, USA, 4/5/05)

R Knight, 13, Untitled (Somerset, UK, 4/8/05)

Jim Bush, “How Does One Tell Them?” (4/8/05)

danny workman, 16, “spring time” (Boca Raton, Florida, USA, 4/1/05)

Tiffany Bowden, “The Big Payback--or Bounced Check” (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, 3/29/05)

Glenda Bailey-Mershon, 56, “ONLY HUMAN” (St. Augustine, Florida, USA, 4/8/05)

Yvonne Bond, 62, "U S A" (New Mexico, USA, 4/18/05)

Alan Addotto, 59, “Signs” and “Wonders” (Opelousas, Louisiana, USA, 4/8/05)

Liza Singer, 15, “Dying Dreams” (5/9/05)

Camilla Flintermann, 80, “War Zone” (Oxford, Ohio, 5/11/05)

Robert Edmiston, “The Oil Thief” (Kellyville, Oklahoma, USA, 4/1/05)

Wednesday, March 30, 2005 

Bonnie Roberts, 53, “The Lord's Prayer for the ‘Right’” (Alabama, USA, 3/29/05)

joel vega, 41, “The Fifth and Careful Season” (Netherlands, 3/14/05)

Warren Anderson, 78, “The Next Folly of Man” (Kansas, USA, 3/20/05)

Jim Bush, “Her Spanish Is Coming Back” (USA, 3/29/05)

Hannah Adams, 14, “Remember” (Alaska, USA, 3/26/05)

Siobhan Kolar, 36, “Good people” (3/11/05)

Rene Dee, 59, “The Old Lie” and “The Real Thing” (Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom, 3/27/05)

Christopher Ducharme, 23, “Racism On All Sides” [Statement] (Canada, 3/26/05)

Ayser Elamin, 41, “My Iraqi Prayer” (Massachusetts, USA, 3/15/05)

Lois Jones, 46, “Babylon” (California, USA, 3/18/05)

Carol Graser, 43, “Pope Air Force Base, 1967” (New York, USA, 3/21/05)

Connie Walle, 65, Untitled (Washington, USA, 3/19/05)

Roy Schoenberg, 80, “Blood Money” (New York, USA, 3/20/05)

Cathleen Daly, 40, “Papa Woodcutter” (California, USA, 2/25/05)

jason wilkinson, 28, “Idiot For Rehire” (New York, USA, 3/21/05)

Stanwood Walker, 41, “Caesar” (USA, 2/7/05)

Richard Smyth, 40, “BOOT: SCULPTURE,” “BOOT-CAMP,” and “BOOT-STRAP” (Massachusetts, USA, 2/20/05)

corey walker, 26, “spring's protest” (New Mexico, USA, 2/8/05)

Thursday, March 10, 2005 

Sarah Borsten, 19, “Those Boys” (USA, 3/9/05)

Brian Boldt, 62, “Dear George” (California, USA, 3/5/05)

Evan Burdette, 13, “My Father Was A Soldier,” “Beyond the Soldier,” “How could they kill them?” and “What is a War?” (New Jersey, USA, 3/5/05)

Roy Schoenberg, 80, “WARS PAST” (New York, USA, 3/9/05)

Theresa Dutcher, 28, “Bombies” (2/24/05)

Roger Morris, 50, “collateral D.” (Wellington, New Zealand, 2/20/05)

tim bellows, 44, “SMARTS” (3/4/05)

Adam Perry, 24, “Condi Rice” (California, USA, 2/16/05)

Gary Blankenship, “Make Your Own Headlines” (2/15/05)

Mark Bernier, 52, “The War Century's Poets” (Texas, USA, 2/26/05)

Stephanie Manning, 54, “At Day’s End” (California, USA, 3/7/05)

Carmel Morse, 51, “Ninety Seconds” (Nebraska, USA, 3/5/05)

Phil Dunn, 20, “Flag Of Amerikkkan$” (Pennsylvania, USA, 2/24/05)

David Ray,  “EYES WIDE OPEN” (Arizona, USA, 3/8/05)

Gerald Hubbard, 66, “After The War” (Ohio, USA, 3/8/05)

Tuesday, March 1, 2005 

Dean Walker, 38, “Snipers” (California, USA, 2/8/05)

Ken Belford, 59, “34 scandals” (BC, Canada, 2/21/05)

Ershad Mazumder, 63, “Burning Blood” (Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2/20/05)

Alan Jenkins, “Take a Moment, Wilfred Owen” and “She Explains PTSD in High School Forensics” (Wisconsin, USA, 2/5/03 and 2/21/05)

Oritsegbemi Jakpa, “Cruel Deeds” (London, UK, 1/31/05)

Howard Chadwick, 71, “NOT ANY MORE” and “WHEN DIPLOMACY WON’T WORK” (Washington, USA, 11/10/03 and 2/05/05)

Paul Mallory, 26, “When I Try” (Michigan, USA, 2/17/05)

Robin Vranicar, “I feel sorry for all those soldiers who are not sleeping...” and “hating everybody” [Statement of Conscience] (New Hampshire, USA, 2/6/05 and 2/23/05)

julie walczesky, 41, “shopping for dinner in America” and “deeper than the truth” (South Carolina, USA, 8/12/04 and 6/23/04)

Poet Isabella, “Haunting Questions” (Maryland, USA, 2/16/05)

ntuthuko magangane, 30, “a hint” (Johannesburg, South Africa, 2/18/05)

Taylor Tessmar, 12, “Our Lives” (Michigan, USA, 2/22/05)

Tuesday, February 15, 2005 

Al Zolynas,  “Rearranging the Landscape” (California, USA, 2/5/05)

Mari York, 29, “Lexicon” (Ohio and Kentucky, USA, 2/13/05)

John Iceknife, “Screams Awake” (2/5/05)

Brian Decourcy, 19, “The Place that has no end.” (New York, USA, 1/30/05)

Steve Bell, 47, “The Letter” (Colorado, USA, 2/6/05)

Claudia Finseth, 50, “February 13, 2003 (Invoking Auden and the Goddess)” (Washington, USA, 2/7/05)

Kristen Flory, 30, “Driving from Hot Springs” (Texas, USA, 2/12/05)

Jeremy Gosnell, 21, “Become Forever” (2/2/05)

Daniel Stafford, 41, “You Are NOT Alone...” (Illinois, USA, 2/5/05)

Paul Kando, 66, “Remembering” (Hungary / Maine, USA, 1/19/05)

Salvatore Galioto, 77, “George Bush N. 1's America” (California, USA, 2/9/05)

Ray Hewitt, 34, “The Enemy” (NT, U.K., 2/14/05)

Diana Morris Holguin, “Falling from Our Sky” (California, USA, 1/23/05)

Thursday, February 3, 2005 

Jibin Joseph, 20, “My brother……” (Kerala, India, 1/24/05)

Warren Slesinger, 69, “HOUR-GLASS” (South Carolina, USA, 2/10/03)

Lawrence Wray, 42, “Psalm on the City of Illimitable Sky” (Pennsylvania, USA, 1/21/05)

Thomas Hubbard, 66, “Terrorists” (Washington, USA, 12/28/04)

Pushpa Ratna Tuladhar, 54, “A Decrepit Map” (Kathmandu, Nepal, 1/17/05)

Steven Siegelski, 13, “Peace” (1/29/05)

Coralie Koonce, 72, “Sky Gods” (Arkansas, USA, 2/7/03)

Ken Crump, 55, “Mishka” (Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, 1/10/05)

Angela Idigo, 24, “Relics of War” (Lagos Lagos, Nigeria, 1/14/05)

Don Schaeffer, 64, “The Promise” (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 1/18/05)

Lyle Daggett, 50, “warrior” (Minnesota, USA, 1/26/05)

ryan kelly, 22, “Untitled (1)” and “Untitled (2)” (USA, 1/31/05)

Mark Koerber, 45, “Flowers in Iraq” (USA, "where democracy is dead”, 1/27/05)

Hickey Kelly-lee, “This is not my war” (Australia, 1/20/05)

michael johnson, “Translator” (1/31/05)

olga tikchonchuk, 17, “IN THE CITY OF TOMBS” (Mogilevskiy Region, Belarus, 1/23/05)

Michael Sanders, 53, “Justin’s Story” (Washington, USA, 1/18/05)

Wednesday, January 26, 2005 

Nimal Gunatilleke, 51, “Will You?” and “Promises to Keep” (Maryland, USA, 2/5/03 and 1/20/05)

Joan E. Bauer, 57, “Collateral Damage” (Pennsylvania, USA, 1/1/05)

Jay Ferguson, “The reason you won't ever live again.” (1/19/05)

Marilyn Frith, “GLORY GROUND” (Ohio, USA, 1/17/05)

Jefferson Carter, 61, “Civilians” (Arizona, USA, 1/4/05)

Elizabeth Diaz, 16, “Blooded Everywhere” (Florida, USA, 1/13/05)

Kath Anderson, 49, “This is not My:  Pre-Christmas Dawn During the Deadly Ridiculous” (Texas, USA, 1/19/05)

Abayomi Animashaun, 27, “Situation in the Country” (Nigeria/Nevada-USA, 1/8/05)

Hedieh Sajadi, “peace” (Maryland, USA, 1/17/05)

Mac Dunlop, 46, “BLOWN WORLD” (Bristol, UK, 1/17/05)

G. Scott Deshefy, 50, “Iraq” (Connecticut, USA, 1/17/05)

Kenneth Alden, 57, “Ypres” and “Hill 60 (Statement)” (Massachusetts, USA, 2/20/03 and 1/16/05)

Marvin Borgman, 65, “Colors” (Alabama, USA, 1/23/05)

G. Karl Marcus, 52, Drinking in the Mill Creek, Coldest Day of the Year (Montana, USA, 1/15/05)

Ann Doro, 81, “ANOTHER DESERT STORM” (Florida, USA, 1/17/05)

Laurie Schoeman, 28, “Route 22” (New York, USA, 1/9/05)

Don Mathis, 52, “Support our Troops” (Texas, USA, 1/15/05)

Sherman Pearl, 68, “RULES FOR VISITORS AT THE VETERANS' CEMETERY” (California, USA, 1/16/05)

Monday, January 17, 2005 

Lyn Aydelette, 76, “a comment” (North Carolina, USA, 1/15/05)

Ed Taylor, “Early Morning, Veteran's Day” (New York, USA, 1/16/05)

James Sedwick, 57, “SOLDIER, SAY WHAT YOU NEED TO SAY” (New York, USA, 1/10/05)

D.H. MELHEM, “Delivering Mail in Fallujah” (New York, USA, 1/16/05)

Alice Blumenfeld, 14, “War” (1/8/05)

Valerie Sanfilippo, “Kerry Won” (Statement of Conscience) (California, USA, 1/10/05)

David Bayless, “John Steinbeck Died” and “Follow the Red River” (1/16/05)

Ann White Haggett, 71, “Face of War” (Montana, USA, 1/16/05)

Allen Tullos, 54, “Reading the Contrails” (Georgia, USA, 1/15/05)

kathleen mannozzi, “History” (Italy, 1/16/05)

Morgan Baker, 11, “The war with people” (Barrie, Canada, 1/15/05)

William J. Jackson, 61, “Martyrs for a Leader's Cause” (Indiana, USA, 1/16/05)

Peter Buttross, 56, “ANATOMY OF THE QUESTION: A BLEEDING” and “Blessed are….” (Mississippi, USA, 1/17/05)

Henry Swain, 84, “Hidden Presence” (Indiana, USA, 1/16/05)

Christina Pacosz, 56, “Unspeakable” (Missouri, USA, 11/15/04)

Timothy Fichtner, 39, “Nut Pine” (California, USA, 1/1/05)

Tuesday, January 11, 2005 

Ann Struthers Jr., 70, “The Limits of Poetry” (Sri Lanka, 2/5/03)

angele jeandenand, 17, “if i could tell you” (Bangkok, Thailand, 10/25/04)

James Penha, 56, “RESONANCE” (Jakarta, Indonesia, 2/4/03)

Raymond Thibodeaux, 38, “A Kind of Blinding” (Nairobi, Kenya, 2/17/03)

Bissme S, 36, “Young Boy At War” (Malaysia, 10/14/04)

Ershad Mazumder, 63, “Heaven of Fire” (Dhaka, Bangladesh, 8/11/03)

Edward Chua, 27, “Killing Field” (Petaling Jaya Selangor, Malaysia, 10/7/04)

Tathagata Chatterjee, “You & I” (Kolkata, India, 12/1/04)

Paige Chia, 28, “Widow of Courage” (Kuala Lumpur Federal Territory, Malaysia, 11/7/03)

Tuesday, December 28, 2004 

Andres Castro, 46, “I Celebrate The Poets” (New York, USA, 12/11/04)

Christopher Michael Cloos, 27, “Bald Eagle” (Colorado, USA, 2/21/03)

Ibrahiam Eljohainy, 36, “Proud with a half life” (Ismalia, Egypt, 12/25/04)

Kristopher Barney, 17, “man is his only true enemy” (Arizona, USA, 12/25/04)

Rhiannon Asher, 53, “In the Cradle of Civilization” (Kansas, USA, 10/23/04)

Brian J Daldorph, 45, “There was something or other” (Kansas, USA)

Lawrence  Sorkin, 52, “There Are Gods” and “Ten Hours East” (North Carolina, USA, 2/12/03)

Arturo Valdez Castro, 24, “THE LAST TABLET” (Distrito Federal, Mexico)

Anthony Tripi, “OLD LIES” (California, USA, 12/27/04)

Andres Sebastian Besserer, 16, “From distant landscapes...” (Mexico City, Mexico, 2/14/03)

Dellana Diovisalvo, 30, “Before” (Massachusetts, USA, 10/31/03)

Karen Corcoran Dabkowski, 53, “No Giants” and “Blood in the Mouth” (Pennsylvania, USA, 10/16/04 and 12/27/04)

Erin Farrell Salva, 45, “Name your Enemy” (Ohio, USA, 2/11/03)

Monday, December 20, 2004 

Paul Bamberger, 58, “War Story” (New Hampshire, USA, 2/5/03)

Charles Ellenbogen, 34, “Flight” (Maryland, USA, 1/26/04)

Akane Murasaki, 47, “The steel snow” (Tokyo, Japan, 2/16/03)

Thomas Scheff, 74, “A Wake on the Beach” and “Report to Fox News” (California, USA, 12/20/04 and 9/24/03)

Ntamack serge, 21, “ORPHAN'S LAMENT” (Cameroon, 7/30/04)

Salil Biswas, 57, “Flowers for Ali” (West Bengal, India, 12/16/04)

Justice S. Stewart, 46, “Crosses Bright” (Georgia, USA, 7/26/04)

Joseph Pacheco, 74, “And That's The Quarrel, Helen” (Florida, USA, 11/19/04)

Ian Saki, 39, “BECKY DOWN WIND” (California, USA, 12/20/04)

Diane Comer, 40, “What We Carry” (Idaho, USA, 2/15/03)

Charles Elliott, “Execution” (California, USA, 8/12/03)

John Gillis, 59, “Light” (California, USA, 12/20/04)

Gabriel Deckert, 13, “Am I…” (USA, 12/15/04)

Papa Osmubal, 35, “THE KING: A PARABLE” (Macau, China, 12/18/04)

G. Karl Marcus, 52, “Magnetic Ribbons and the Yellow Cake of Faith” (Montana, USA, 12/15/04)

Cole Becks, 24, “For time is short” (Kansas, USA, 12/14/04)

Monday, December 13, 2004 

Lauri Brown, 30, “Baghdad Breathes” (Minnesota, USA, 12/10/04)

Aja Rajendran, 25, “I had an Iraqi friend” (Texas, USA, 12/10/04)

Hal Bogotch, 45, “ICE FISHING” (California, USA, 12/13/04)

Tom Williams, “Mother Of All Bombs” and “By The Numbers” (12/10/04)

Hannah Moynihan, 12, “Fighting What?” (Ireland, 12/12/04)

Gene Grabiner, “the beginning of the ‘NO’” (12/12/04)

Bill Costley, 61, “ANOTHER Quiet American,” “2 ANXIOUS Ambassadors,” and Untitled (Massachusetts, USA, 2/22/03-10/03/04)

Kirby Wright, 45, “Just Before the War” (California, USA, 12/8/04)

Patrick Daly, 56, “The Cleanup” (California, USA, 12/7/04)

Monday, December 6, 2004 

Josey Foo, “Scribble” (New Mexico, USA, 11/26/04)

Lauren Gross, “JAW BONE REVISITED” (Pennsylvania, USA, 11/12/04)

M'fanwy Dean, “live don’t kill” and “peace [Statement of Conscience]” (Alaska, USA, 11/30/04)

Ashley McBride, “Quiet times” (Ohio, USA, 10/23/04)

Melissa E. Ferguson, “Mother District” (Maryland, USA, 11/11/04)

Janet Aalfs, “LINES ON A MAP” (Massachusetts, USA, 10/18/04)

Gloria Gordon, “FOREIGN INSPECTORS SEARCH FOR WEAPONS OF MASS SELF-DESTRUCTION” and “Imaginary History of an Undiscovered Planet” (Missouri, USA, 2/9/03 and 9/9/04)

Marilyn Wienk, “Fallujah” (New York, USA, 12/2/04)

Carrie Comer, “Distance from the War” (Florida, USA, 10/22/04)

Joanne Rocky Delaplaine, “News of The War, October 2004” (Maryland, USA, 11/11/04)

Kabir Suman, “On Reading An Anti-War Poem” (West Bengal, India, 12/1/04)

Ranjini Chatterjee, “Rest in peace…” (Kolkata, India, 2/28/03)

Sunday, November 28, 2004 

Rafe Pilgrim, “Arms, the Boy, and Gunga Din” (Florida, USA, 11/13/04)  

Mary C O’Malley, “Lessons from Korea” and “The Gift of Stolen Fire” (Ohio, USA, 11/21/04)

Argelia Roman, “Have you ever killt anyone before?” (USA, 11/27/04)

Veronica Pamoukaghlian, “Baghdad on fire” and “THE WEDDING”  (Montevideo, Uruguay, 11/6/04)

Matthew Williams,Freedom Dance” (New Hampshire, USA, 11/11/04)

Sunday, November 21, 2004

Stephen Capaldi, “Operation Iraqi Liberation” (Pennsylvania, USA, 11/15/04)

Elizabeth Bridgland, “Waiting” (West Midlands, U.K., 11/18/04)

Greg Watson, “Elsewhere” (Minnesota, USA, 11/21/04)

Kip Williams, “God Bless America” (Tennessee, USA, 11/5/04)

Emily Dimov-Gottshall, “Black birds fly against a stone gray sky” (Pennsylvania, USA, 11/4/04)

Joanne Delaplaine, “News of The War, October 2004” (Maryland, USA, 11/11/04)

Dmytro Drozdovsky, “Against War” (Odessa, Ukraine, 10/30/04)

Deirdre Johnston, “In the Court of The Jester Prince” (North Carolina, USA, 10/29/04)

Sverre Aune, “Appeal” (Ohio, USA, 10/27/04)

Kirsten Brooks, “here is what i know about war” (Manitoba, Canada, 11/10/04)

Donna Frisk, “Across the Waterway from the Glass Museum” (Washington, USA, 10/31/04)

Richard Wells, “Diogenes Once Sighted Must Go Blind” (Pennsylvania / Texas, USA, 11/19/04)

christie scott, “just” (California, USA, 11/15/04)

Tuesday, November 2, 2004

John Brandi, ”Letter From Kathmandu” and “Song of the Red River” (New Mexico, USA, 2/6/03 and 2/13/03)

Feiruz  Shehadi, “The Burning Bush” (Illinois, USA, 2/17/03)

Troy Morgan, “My M-16 gently weeps...” (U.S. Military, Middle East, 10/29/04)

Walt Abbott, “Moon Base” (Arizona, USA, 2/24/03)

Deema Shehabi, “Migrant Earth” (Palestine / California, USA, 10/30/04)

Ron Antonucci, “war words” and “Needlework” (Ohio, USA, 2/26/03 and 11/14/03)

Jonathan Cohen, WALT WHITMAN IN OHIO” (New York, USA)

Dave Bonta, “Capturing the Hive,”  “Dispatches From a Target-Rich Environment,” and “From a Distance” (Pennsylvania, USA, 2/14/03, 8/8/03, and 7/24/04)

Rusty McKenzie, “WE THE PEOPLE” (Wisconsin, USA, 10/16/04)

Doretta Wildes, “Easter” (Connecticut, USA, 10/28/04)

terrie shattuck, “The Prophet” (Washington, USA, 10/29/04)

Roger Aplon, “What We Will Not Know," "Contraband,” and “Dead Pigeon” (Barcelona, Spain; 2/11/03, 2/23/03, and 8/7/04)

Cole akins, “Peace” (Washington, USA, 10/25/04)

Shaun Griffin, “Those Below Clouds” (Nevada, USA)

Pamela Johnson,  “1000 Gone” (Colorado, USA, 9/18/04)

Adam Bradley, “For George Bush” (New Hampshire, USA, 10/8/04)

Beth Cortez-Neavel, “For Death The Enemies Will Desecrate From” (Texas, USA, 10/31/04)

Susan McKeon-Steinmann, I am still on my corner in Patchogue” and “We march to the polls singing solidarity forever” (New York, USA, 10/4/04 and 11/1/04)

Sunday, October 24, 2004

Kristie Donohue, “The last letter: A soldier's wife” (New York, USA, 10/20/04)

Geoffrey Gardner, Statement of Conscience and “Slaughter”; “Plain Poem: My Field and My Friend” (poems by Jules Supervielle; translator, Geoffrey Gardner, New Hampshire, USA; 2/4/03 and 10/11/04)

Joe Adams, “Walter Reed Hospital” (Pennsylvania, USA, 9/23/04)

Cassandra Jennings, “American Soldiers” (Missouri, USA, 10/24/04)

Linda Young, “Emptied” and “Election Days” (New York, USA, 10/23/04)

Rhiannon Asher, “In the Cradle of Civilization” (Kansas, USA, 10/23/04)

stan gartler, Statement of Conscience: The Sanctity of Life (Washington, USA, 10/24/04)

Janet Aalfs, Citizen of a Superpower Sits At Abd El-Hadi's Table” and “LINES ON A MAP” (Massachusetts, USA, 10/18/04)

Stephanie Bordeaux, “Spinning” (Rosebud Reservation, South Dakota, USA, 2/15/03)

Candy Hamilton, “Baby Brat” (Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota, USA, 2/18/03)

Diane Comer, “What We Carry” (Idaho, USA, 2/15/03)

Carrie Comer, “Distance from the War” (Florida, USA, 10/22/04)

robert edmiston, “The Dead Ones” (Oklahoma, USA, 8/6/04)

clint Van Winkle, “Return to Sender” (Arizona, USA, 10/19/04)

Salil Biswas, “To Die For,” “You and I,” and “Description of a Sculpture Seen in a Museum” (West Bengal, India, 10/23/04)

Frank Finale, “AFTER THE WAR” and THE SUITCASES” (New Jersey, USA, 2/5/03 and 10/22/04)

Stewart S. Warren, “A Newer Map” (Colorado, USA; 10/19/04)

george williams, “Allah, Buddha...God Too” and “Fear Oh Four” (Massachusetts, USA, 10/19/04)

vinni marie d'ambrosio, “Not - Poem: September 2001” (New York, USA, 9/11/04)

Jeanette Loehr, “A Draft Of History” (Washington, USA, 10/24/04)

Russell Arquette, “Our Nightmare has just Begun” (Florida, USA, 10/19/04)

Sunday, October 17, 2004

taylor parson, “the cured” (North Carolina, USA, 10/16/04)

Buland al-Haidary, “Old Age” (Iraq, 2/19/03)

David Biespiel, “Civilization in the Next War” (Oregon, USA, 2/4/03)

Karen Corcoran Dabkowski, “No Giants” (Pennsylvania, USA, 10/16/04)

john gilgun, “After the War” and “Psychosis Masquerading as Civilization” (Missouri, USA, 5/14/04 and 9/10/04)

Betty Dresser, “A  Thousand Faces From the NYTimes on September 9, 2004” (Connecticut, USA, 9/26/04)

Hadi Mohammadzadeh, “Exploding the grenade in windows” (Iran, 10/16/04)

Tony Iantosca, “Despair at Abu Ghraib” (Virginia/Vermont, USA, 8/31/04)

Vince Gotera, “Guard Duty” and “Love in the Time of Al Qaeda” (Iowa, USA, 2/9/03 and 9/21/03)

Bissme S, “Young Boy at War” (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 10/14/04)

Jacqueline D'Agostino, “Poem for a Sister” and “A Sense of Security” (Massachusetts, USA, 10/15/04)

Howard Faerstein, “Cross Country Drive at Fifty Five” (New Mexico, USA, 9/24/03)

J.R. Solonche, “Watching the War” (New York, USA, 10/12/04)

Jeannine Savard, “Communal Veterans” (Arizona, USA, 10/1/04)

Linda D. Pratt, “Buried” (10/17/04, New York, USA)

Michael Irwin, “almond trees” (California, USA, 10/10/04)

Joseph Phelan, “Love Poem” (New York, USA, 10/10/04)

Tim Staley, “Inside Job” (Oklahoma/New Mexico, USA, 11/24/03)

Nicoletta Crocella, “1 Diversi – Rete” (Viterbo, Italy, 2/5/04)

Michael Estabrook, “Jimmy told me” (Massachusetts, USA, 10/16/04)

Margaret von Steinen, “Shield” (Michigan, USA, 4/5/04)

anne chauvin, “Sometimes they cry” (Albi Tarn, France, 10/6/04)

Sunday, October 10, 2004

Gerri Jardine, “Called Up” and “War Clothes” (South Dakota, USA, 10/7/04)

Abraham Aaron-Lee, “A Nobler Flame” (Florida, USA, 2/7/03)

Bhuwan Thapaliya, “Peace, come here and live with us forever.” (Kathmandu, Nepal, 9/18/04)

Claudia Germano, “Whose Boots Are These?” (10/6/04)

Suzanne Aigrain, “Out of the circle” (Cambridge, UK, 10/6/04)

Lois Jones, “Lost” (California, USA, 10/5/04)

Sheriff Oyedeji, “Super Power” (Oyo State/Ibadan, Nigeria, 9/29/04)

Joe Adams, “Walter Reed Hospital” (Pennsylvania, USA, 9/23/04)

Christian Torok, “Hard words to hear” (10/6/04)

Lucie McKee, “What Happens to Crowds” (Vermont, USA, 9/15/04)

Gloria Gordon, “Imaginary History of an Undiscovered Planet” (Missouri, USA, 9/9/04)

Margarita Engle, “Burden, a prose poem” (California, USA, 10/6/04)

Sunday, October 3, 2004

In memory of Virginia Adair (1913-2004) 

jean gerard,Cheney Baby” (California, USA, 9/17/04)

johnson vdev, “If this is peace” and “Prejudice to none” (Kerala, India, 9/23/04)

Jeannine Savard, “Gathering Intelligence Where You Are” and “Communal Veterans” (Arizona, USA, 8/10/03 and 10/1/04)

Colleen J. McElroy, “WHAT THEY DON'T TELL YOU ABOUT WAR” (Washington, USA, 10/2/04)

Sarah Gahan, “The War On War” (California, USA, 9/15/04)

Benjamin Stewart, “The Tear” (10/1/04)

Nermine Prusecki, “A simple question” (New Jersey, USA, 9/23/04)

Everett Peck, “Jorge Butch” and “A Vine of Sorts” (Texas, USA, 9/6/04 and 10/2/04)

Donna Marie Timney, “Conventional Wisdom” (Pennsylvania, USA, 9/22/04)

Thao Vu Thanh, “CRY” (Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, 8/26/04)

Sally Shaw,Indivisible” (Massachusetts, USA, 9/18/04)  

Jennifer Simon, “untitled” (Ohio, USA, 9/26/04)

Shonnon Guest, “Vision Lost” (California, USA, 7/29/04)

Mario Savioni, “Horse Whisperer” (California, USA. 9/21/04)

Roy Schoenberg, “WHY SOLDIERS DIE” (New York, USA, 9/22/04)

Josey Foo, “Beads,” “Sweep,” and “Revolution” (New Mexico, USA, 8/15-8/21/04)

Wednesday, September 15, 2004

Lee Bramble, “Triptych Fragment,” “Lamentation,” and “Aubade” (Guilford, Vermont, USA, 9/11/04)

Colleen J.  McElroy,  “Teaching G.I.s to Dance” (Seattle, Washington, USA, 9/11/04)

Leon Petrus, “Counterfeits in Springtime” (New York, New York, USA, 9/11/04)

Kurt Dudt, “1st Battalion 5th Marines” (Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA, 5/13/04)

osakpolor irusota, “EXPECTATION” (Benin City, Nigeria, 8/13/04)

Beenish Akhtar, “The Mirror Messenger” (Virginia, USA, 9/10/04)

Arlene Kim, “Anthem” (Seattle, Washington, USA, 9/11/04)

Franci Louann, FEBRUARY 13, 1991 ( A VALENTINE FOR THE WESTERN WORLD)” and “TWO WEEKS BEFORE 9/11” (Vancouver, B.C., Canada, 9/12/04)

Catherine Alber, “Spring” (Denver, Colorado, USA, 9/10/04)

Blaise Allen, “Today’s Terror Alert” (Boca Raton, Florida, USA, 9/11/04)

Mary Pitt, “At the Tomb of the Unknowns” (Yates Center, Kansas, USA, 9/11/04)

Virginia atkinson, “NOT IN MY NAME, DONALD RUMSFELD” (Rockport, Massachusetts, USA, 9/10/04)

Wednesday, September 1, 2004

Shoja Adel, “You Were Told” (California, USA, 8/18/04)

Tashina Marie, “Where is the beauty you promised?” (Pennsylvania, USA, 7/30/04)

john felstiner, “Do You Know Who the President Is? (6/30/04)

Lucie McKee, “Two Windows” (Vermont, USA, 7/29/04)

Joe Aimone, “Not Another Exquisite Corpse” (California, USA, 8/14/04)

Anam Majeed, “A Portraiture of War” (Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 8/3/04)

Sylvia Salinas, “Enough” (9/1/04)

Lin McNulty, “Worn Torn” (Washington, USA, 8/11/04)

Wednesday, August 11, 2004

Hassan Sani, “Oh My Home” (Garki Abuja, Nigeria, 7/10/04)

Kelle Groom, “What They Said” and “Gulf” (Florida, USA, 5/29/04-8/2/04)

Shoja Adel, “The Torch,” “Thorn in My Heart,” and “Who Stole my Sorrow” (California, USA; 10/31/03-8/4/04)

Jane Mikoni, “The Garden of War” (Pennsylvania, USA, 8/10/04)

Ershad Mazumder, “A Wartime Coffin” (Dhaka, Bangladesh, 8/11/04)

Guy Nasuti, “Graffiti Bombs” and “In Memory of Dwayne Williams-Lost At Sea” (West Virginia, USA, 8/5/04)

kathleen mannozzi, “War Games” and “Veteran” (USA, 8/11/04)

Wednesday, August 4, 2004

Dave Bonta, “Capturing the Hive,” “Dispatches from a Target-Rich Environment,” and “From a Distance” (Tyrone, Pennsylvania, USA, 4/18/03-7/24/04)

K. Krieger, “Minutes” (Washington, D.C., USA, 7/21/2004)

Alireza Ghazveh,  “Stone Clock” (Teheran, Iran, 7/17/04)

Rishma Dunlop, “Slow Burn (forthcoming in 'Reading Like a Girl')” (Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 7/21/04)

Lori Ann Day, “Let’s Create a Monster” (Watsonville, California, USA, 6/26/04)

Mark Zimmermann, “President with Bullhorn” (Elblag, Poland, 3/12/04)

Wednesday, July 7, 2004

julie walczesky, “deeper than the truth” (South Carolina, USA, 6/23/04)

Robert Ward, “For Javal Davis & Ivan Frederick” (Massachusetts, USA, 6/5/04)

John Gilgun, “Soldiers Home” (Missouri, USA, 7/3/04)

Michael Estabrook, “heaven and earth,”  “He Was Staring At Something,” “Philosophizing Beneath the Trees,” “Helicopter,” and “BUSH VETS” (Massachusetts, USA, 2/29/04-7/3/04)

Zoje Stage, “I See You” and “Five Seconds in Falluja (parts 1 & 2)” (New York, USA, 5/4/04-7/4/04)

Cor van Schaik, “MULTIPLE CHOICE” and “ANSWER TO WAR” (Woensdrecht, Netherlands, 8/8/03 and 6/25/04)

Asoke Chakraborty, “To USA The War-Makers, Speaking It The Other Way” (West Bengal, India, 6/23/04)

Monday, June 21, 2004

Albert Alessi, “wine barrels” (Vermont, USA, 5/31/04)

Cleve Pile, “What Is Life” (Delaware, USA, 5/31/04)

Morgan Guyton, “Babylon Bleeds” (Michigan, USA, 2/17/03)

Yusra Al Ayoubi, “Give Me Another Day” (Damascus, Syria, 6/20/04)

Jacqueline D’Agostino, “Hummer Envy” (Massachusetts, USA, 6/20/04)

Maddie Guy, “The Lost Battle” (Texas, USA, 6/15/04)

lawrence alfred powell, “shrub (ode to a small bush)” (Mona Kingston, Jamaica, 6/6/04)

Justice Stewart, “Guns of Grief” (Georgia, USA, 5/14/04)

Karen Button, “Abu Ghraib and Beyond: Ode to American Empire” (Alaska, USA, 6/12/04)

irwin wingo, “all the news” (Texas, USA, 6/4/04)

Kelley White, “No, Lawrence” (Pennsylvania, USA, 5/30/04)

Tuesday, June 14, 2004

Kelle Groom, “What They Said” (Florida, USA, 5/29/04)

Ron Adams, “The best I could do” (Pennsylvania, USA, 6/7/04)

Amanda Hart Cravotta, “No Intelligence Here” (Virginia, USA, 6/14/04)

April Fitzsimmons, “Let me get this straight” (California, USA, 5/29/04)

Anthony Tripi, “Old War Poem for Our Time,” “Dying Young,” and “Crow’s Words” (California, USA, 2/11/03-5/22/04)

Alexis Santi, “When We Fought With Radicals” (Virginia, USA, 6/9/04)

Robert Brown, “war haiku” (Michigan, USA, 6/10/04)

Mark Ellsworth, “War at Peace” (Massachusetts, USA, 5/29/04)

Ginamarie Gasiewski-Reading, “Turnkey Woman” (New Jersey, USA, 5/28/04)

Sara Ballouz, “politico” (6/1/04)

kate berrien, “a concise discourse on the end of the world” (6/10/04)

Thomas Schott, “The Oldest Living Thing in Baghdad” (4/27/04)

Brad Elliott, “Sun” (5/21/04)

David Krieger, “WORSE THAN THE WAR” (California, USA, 6/4/04)

Sunday, June 6, 2004

omosun sylvester, “echoes of the gulf” (Lagos State, Nigeria, 6/2/04)

john guzlowski, “What the War Taught Her” (Georgia, USA, 5/14/04)

Symonds Guy, “Bush was not my choice” (New Mexico, USA, 5/9/04)

Tom Goff, “Abu Ghraib” (California, USA, 5/21/04)

David L. Wallace, “Go Ahead and Bomb Baghdad” and “Best Place for a Missile Silo” (Montana, USA, 5/20/04)

Shoja Adel, “Thorn in My Heart” and “Who Stole my Sorrow” (California, USA, 10/31/03 and 5/20/04)

Ernie Wormwood, “American Female Soldier With Nude Arab On A Leash” (Maryland, USA, 5/15/04)

Qwo-Li Driskill, “Snapshot” (Washington, USA, 5/19/04)

Catherine Wallace, “Today” (Minnesota, USA, 4/29/04)

Chris Floyd, “See Rome” and “untitled" (5/7/04)

Kurt Dudt, “1st Battalion 5th Marines” (Pennsylvania, USA, 5/13/04)

Monday, May 17, 2004

Ibrahiam Awd, “crying” (Ismalia, Egypt, 5/7/04)

Larry Matsuda, “I Therapy,” “II Knot,” “III Burial at Washelli Cemetery” (Washington, USA, 5/4/04)

Deborah Stoddard, “Target Triangle Frames” (5/7/04)

Shirley Shatsky, “Sometimes I Worry” (California, USA, 4/12/04)

Mary Kennedy (Kyriakou), “untitled” (Australia, 5/10/04)

T.J. Sellari, “Oil” (5/10/04)

Monday, May 10, 2004

Shia Tukino, “Lullaby of tenderness” (Japan, 4/23/04)

Mary Felstiner, “Bake Sale for Democracy” (California, USA, 5/1/04)

john brennan, “tyranny” (U.K., 5/7/04)

Ian Saki, “Pure Simple,” “This Morning,” “INCARNATE,” and “THE BIKER” (California, USA, 2/16/04-4/29/04)

Reynolds Dixon, “Half Life” (4/23/04)

Brian DeCourcy, “Ringing Church Bells and Rotting Dead” and “We do no more than Expected” (New York, USA, 1/29/04 and 5/5/04)

Zoje Stage, “Five Seconds in Falluja (parts 1 & 2)” (New York, USA, 5/4/04)

Lin McNulty, “Untitleable” and “The Last Peace Full Moon” (Washington, USA, 8/10/03 and 4/27/04)

Friday, April 30, 2004

Joan Maiers, “Reservoir” (Oregon, USA, 2/25/03)

Jason Michael Anderson, “Generals” (Monterey, California, 4/25/04)

María Luisa Arroyo, “U.S. Soldiers Accused of Abuse” (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 4/25/04)

Gerrolynne Moreno, “Eat Your Peas” and “They Took” (California, USA, 4/20/04)  

David Keefer, “Spring All Over Again” (Massachusetts, USA, 4/1/04)

Wednesday, April 21, 2004

hatto fischer, “What it takes” (Athens, Greece, 4/15/04)

Carolyne Wright, “Victor Jara (1932-1973)” and “Shock and Awe” (Oklahoma, USA, 8/12/03)

J. Glenn Evans, “CHILDREN OF THE STONES” (Washington, USA, 4/10/04)

Madan Gopal Gandhi, “MY PART OF THE SIN” and “HOLOCAUST REHEARSALS” (New Delhi, India, 2/7/04 and 4/16/04)


Joan Kimball, “EASTERN JUNGLE” and “PALM OIL” (Massachusetts, USA, 2/20/03)

Wednesday, April 14, 2004

Martin Steingesser, “I KEEP THINKING OF YOU, VICTOR JARA” and “BROTHER” (Maine, USA, 2/5/03)

Kerry McDonald, “Akhmatova” and “On Carl Sandburg’s” (Connecticut, USA, 4/13/04)

Lewis Grupper, “Terror” (New York, USA, 4/1/04)

shaheen fatima, “No blood shed, no bombing, no war” (India, 4/10/04)’

Kaoru Kobashi, “The season of bombs” (Japan, 8/3/03)

Tuesday, April 13, 2004

Kirby Wright, “Observations from Oceanside” (Hawaii, USA, 4/11/04)

Patrick Byrt, “Ah Lys!” (Adelaide, Australia, 4/12/04)

Monday, April 12, 2004

SangKe, “Baghdad Child, 02/1991” (China, 3/29/03)

Matt Koegler,  “Understanding #2” (Michigan, USA, 4/10/04)

Sunday, April 11, 2004

Tamra Amato, Marines Memorial Hotel, San Francisco, Easter 1999” (California, USA, 2/14/03)

Nancy Canyon, “Easter Dinner for Sgt. Bruce Virgil Shanks, Marine Corp (deceased)”

Jorrie Miller, Watching the NATO Planes Above Brussels (Easter 1999)” (Minnesota, USA, 2/28/03)

Mark Folse, “Easter 2003” (North Dakota, USA, 2/12/03)

Saturday, April 10, 2004

David Campbell, “At  the UN: Weapons Inspector, Secretary General” (Maine, USA, 4/9/04)

Mary Kennedy (Kyriakou), “untitled” (Australia, 4/8/04)

Friday, April 9, 2004

Patrick Archibeque, “THE COST OF FREEDOM” (New Mexico, USA, 4/8/04)

Reynolds Dixon, “Shadowfall” (4/8/04)

Robert Godwin, “If Left Up To The Soldiers” (Washington, USA, 4/8/04)

Thursday, April 8, 2004

In celebration of our friends in Athens today:

Katherina Anghelaki-Rooke, “13th Day, or Now on land!” and “14th Day, or the abolition of inner space” (Athens Greece, 4/7/04)

Wednesday, April 7, 2004

Jennifer Boyden, “Laying Them Down, Telling Them Rest” (Washington, USA, 4/6/04)

Madeleine Walsh, “Hues of Time and Peace” (New York, USA, 2/27/03)

Tuesday, April 6, 2004

Steve Bell, Three Haiku (comments on the war in Iraq)” (Colorado, USA, 3/14/04)

Mary Beth Daniels, “Andante: The Soldier” (Massachusetts, USA, 4/3/04)

Monday, April 5, 2004

Toshio Whelchel, “Cold Dreams of Hell” (California, USA, 4/1/04)

Ratna Pal, “Some times when i thought....!” (Kanpur Uttar Pradesh, India, 4/1/04)

Sunday, April 4, 2004

Farideh Kheradmand, “Happy New Year” (British Columbia, Canada, 4/1/04)

Ronnie Goodyer, “Lower Town,” “War Games,” and “Allegorical Birds Feed In My Garden.” (Cornwall, U.K., 8/8/03-4/1/04)

Friday, April 2, 2004

Karen Boyden, “Political Silence” (New Mexico, USA, 4/1/04)

carrie attley, “Shed a tear” (4/1/04)

Thursday, April 1, 2004

John McKevitt, “Jericho” (Pennsylvania, USA, 3/30/04)

Joel Young, “Lessen Your Day (For George and the people of Spain)” (Florida, USA, 3/31/04)

Wednesday, March 31, 2004

Parul Saxena, “America” and “Repeat it” (Tennessee, USA, 12/4/03 & 2/24/04)

james wood, “Good-bye of The Damned” (Hawaii, USA, 3/25/04)

Tuesday, March 30, 2004

Gertrude Halstead, “today” (Massachusetts, USA, 2/8/03)

doren robbins, “EARLY 21ST CENTURY OF NOAH” (California, USA, 2/15/03)

Monday, March 29, 2004

Liz Minette, “the inside window’s” (Minnesota, USA, 3/27/04)

Mary Hofer, “The Walls go up, The Walls come down,” (Washington, USA, 3/23/04)

Sunday, March 28, 2004

kerry pardue, “A Time of War…A Time of Peace” (Arizona, USA, 3/26/04)

Tom Goff, “Marines” (California, USA, 3/27/04)

Saturday, March 27, 2004

David Austin, “Collateral Damage” (New Jersey, USA, 2/22/03)

Minerva Bloom, “Smoked Profile: Perfil Humeante (bilingual poem)” (Florida, USA, 3/16/04)

Wednesday, March 24, 2004

Marty Mulligan, “Changing World” (Ireland, 3/15/04)

Robert Rini, “Counting” (2/13/03) and “Addressing the Ball” (2/11/03) (Washington, USA)

Tuesday, March 23, 2004

Annie Gustin, "faces faded (Nagasaki Remembrance Day, 2003)” (Connecticut, USA, 2/24/04)

Tobias Deckert, “My Friend Is Going to War” (USA, 1/17/04)

Monday, March 22, 2004

Annette Allen, “Written on the Anniversary of the War in Iraq, March 2004” (Iowa, USA, 3/21/04)

marty abuloc, “PFC Costales, Army” (Antipolo, Philippines, 3/21/04)

Sunday, March 21, 2004

Dana Pattillo, “Vietnam War Memorial, Washington, October 11, 2002” and “To Bush among the Sequoias” (Oklahoma, USA, 8/27/03)

Kerry Zagarella, “The Count Down” (Massachusetts, USA, 2/04/03)

Saturday, March 20, 2004

Ronnie Goodyer, “War Games” (Cornwall, U.K., 3/19/04)

Peggy Sapphire, “Can Not” (Vermont, USA, 3/19/04)

Friday, March 19, 2004

Chloe Kurabi, “war…..” (Madrid, Spain, 2/11/03)

José Luis Rodríguez Burgoa, “EL SUEÑO DEL ARCO IRIS” (Madrid, Spain, 2/17/03)

Peter Adel, “Fallen” (California, USA, 3/17/04)

Thursday, March 18, 2004

John Streamas, “THREE WARS” (Washington, USA, 3/16/04)

Wednesday, March 17, 2004

Alec Emerson, “World Trade Center” (New York, USA, 2/17/03)

Aftab Yson, “Man or Animal” (Mumbai Maharashtra, India, 3/11/04)

Tuesday, March 16, 2004

LauraL Koenig, “Early Morning Baghdad” and “In Like a Lamb Like a Lion” (Illinois, USA, 12/27/03 and 3/12/04)

Mark Cook, “The Usual Metaphors” (Ohio, USA, 3/12/04)

Monday, March 15, 2004

Barbara Bowen, “Reconstructive Surgery” (Washington, USA, 3/14/04)

Steve Bell, “Three Haiku (comments on the war in Iraq)” (Colorado, USA, 3/14/04)

Sunday, March 14, 2004

Susan Atefat-Peckham, “24. Our Vigil” (3/13/04)

Jackson Tennis, “good morning” (North Carolina, USA, 3/13/04)

Ian Schellenberg, “Where the Dead Men Lie” (British Columbia, Canada, 3/13/04)

Saturday, March 13, 2004

Rebecca Wyllie De Echeverria, “Words of Power” (Washington, USA, 3/12/04)

craig kirchner, “Baghdad dream” (Maryland, USA, 3/9/04)

Friday, March 12, 2004

Uju Asika, “9.45PM (These Things Happen)” (U.K., 3/10/04)

Maury Guerra, “Africa” (3/10/04)

Thursday, March 11, 2004

Al Staggs, “The Next Reich?” (Texas, USA, 3/8/04)

NANDLAL PANCHOLI, “devastation” (Vadodara Gujarat, India, 3/7/04)

Wednesday, March 10, 2004

Dale Collins, “For This” (South Carolina, USA, 3/7/04)

thomas chapman, “no more” (USA, 3/8/04)

Tuesday, March 9, 2004

Timothy Beauchamp, “greatest rogue nation - part deux” (Oklahoma, USA, 9/20/03)

Anastasia Frangos, “Deep Into” (Delaware, USA, 3/7/04)

Monday, March 8, 2004

DR. MADAN GOPAL GANDHI, “MY PART OF THE SIN” (New Delhi, India, 2/27/04)

Sunday, March 7, 2004

Kathi Baron, “Before the Iraq War” (Illinois, USA, 11/6/03)

Rio de la Vista, “The State of the Union -- January 28, 2003” (Colorado, USA, 3/5/04)

Saturday, March 6, 2004

corey walker, “3 awful haikus” and “so you see, mr. president” (New Mexico, USA, 3/4/04 and 3/5/04)

David Ray, “FRONT PAGE, MARCH 3, 2004” (Arizona, USA, 3/3/04)

Friday, March 5, 2004

Michael Estabrook, “heaven and earth,” “I NEVER HEARD THE EXPLOSION," and "LEAVING NOT EVEN A BONE BEHIND” (Massachusetts, USA, 2/29/04-3/3/04)

e.w. swan, “February 15, 2003” (New York, USA, 3/2/04)

Adrienne Stevenson, "Lament for a generation" (Ontario, Canada, 2/26/03)

Thursday, March 4, 2004

mari stitt, “haiku” (Arizona, USA, 8/8/03)

Nasra Al Adawi, “Beyond the boundaries of citizenship” (Oman, 3/3/04)

Wednesday, March 3, 2004

Andrea Costantini, “Kabul” and “From” (quartu s. elena, Italy, 8/29/03)

Jan Oskar Hansen, “action movie and news” (Portugal, 11/18/03)

Tuesday, March 2, 2004

Mary Kay Rummel, “Stepping Out” (California, USA, 2/6/03)

Tatomir Ion Marius, “Eternal winter” (Sighetu Marmatiei, Romania, 9/24/03)

Monday, March 1, 2004

Steve Osborn, "The Day of Two Sunrises" (Washington, USA, 2/25/04)

Walt Abbott, "Moon Base" (Arizona, USA, 2/24/03)

Saturday, February 28, 2004

Sarah Madsen, “(untitled)” (Munich, Germany, 7/24/03)

Parul Saxena, “America” and “Repeat it” (Tennessee, USA, 2/24/04)

Friday, February 27, 2004

Annie Gustin, “niki’s nightmares” (Connecticut, USA, 2/24/04)

Antonieta Villamil, “MY NAME IS PEDRO” (2003)

Thursday, February 26, 2004

willy bach, “Incident at Najaf (Iraq)” (Kampala, Uganda, 2/25/04)

Rick Foster, “For the Man Who Was Born the Same Minute as I” (California, USA, 2/25/04)

Wednesday, February 25, 2004

Nathaniel Perry, “I Am Too Young To Remember Those Wars, But” (Rhode Island, USA, 2/5/03)

D. P. Kellogg, “In Need of Counseling” (Washington, USA, 2/3/04)

Tuesday, February 24, 2004

Kelley White, “From my father’s hands” and “A stranger spoke in Quaker meeting” (Pennsylvania, USA, 10/24/03)

Joy Manesiotis, “Elegy in Wartime” (California, USA, 2/4/03)

Monday, February 23, 2004

Dave Baker, “Birds of Pray” (Missouri, USA, 2/19/04)

Pat Austin, “Drawing the National Cemetery at Sitka” (Washington, USA, 2/17/04)

Sunday, February 22, 2004

Rachel Hofmann, “I Just Live Here” (2/17/04)

Tobias Deckert, “Red White and Blue” (2/10/04)

Saturday, February 21, 2004

Leah Zazulyer, “Stealing From A Deep Place” (New York, USA, 2/19/04)  

Isa Kocher, “POEM (to the Deerhunter)” (Muladda, Sultanate of Oman, 2/18/03)

Friday, February 20, 2004

Sarah Zale, “The Qasab Reeds” and “Running Out Of Time” (Washington, USA, 2/18/04)

Rob Wright, “Cantus for the Horses” (Pennsylvania, USA, 2/28/03)

Thursday, February 19, 2004

Ramie Streng, “Susan’s wish” (Oregon, USA, 2/17/04)

Ian Saki, “Pure Simple,” and “This Morning” (California, USA, 2/16/04)

Wednesday, February 18, 2004

Allen Itz, “welcome home the warrior safe and whole” (Texas, USA, 2/7/04)

Marta Iniewska, “Dictator” (British Columbia, Canada, 2/15/04)

Jesse Bowlin, “Remember the Day” and “Inside” (Texas, USA, 2/8/03 and 2/10/04)

Tuesday, February 17, 2004

Richard Weekley, “The Perfect Blind Spot” (California, USA, 2/9/04)

corey walker, “war:;,._” (2/7/04)

Monday, February 16, 2004

Judy Loest, “After September 11” (Tennessee, USA, 2/15/04)

Karma Tenzing Wangchuk, “untitled haiku” (Arizona, USA, 2/13/04)

Ora Z. Novick, “America, meet Justification” (2/13/04)

Sunday, February 15, 2004

Alyssa Argenzio, “should have never” (Virginia, USA, 2/13/04)

Alanna Alter, After Hearing a Report on the BBC October 2001” (California, USA, 2/13/03)

elena kondracki, “War (Mother’s Day)” (New York, USA, 2/9/04)

Saturday, February 14, 2004

F. D. Reeve, “The Man Who Loved Music (In memory of Junius Scales, 1920-2002)” (2/8/03)

Paul Siegell, “PEACE EAGLE” and “how cari lucks realized she loved the city” (Georgia, USA, 2/11/03 and 2/17/03)

Ellen Kazary, “Here’s to the Chapel of Love” (Alaska, USA, 2/12/03)

Jeni Hogenson, ”To George, A Love Poem for a Mother's Son” (Washington, USA, 2/14/03)

jessy kendall, “(love is not cheesy)” (Maine, USA, 2/6/03)

Friday, February 13, 2004

Kristian Ball, “FIRE  ARMS. 4” (Missouri, USA, 9/29/03)

M.L. Allen, “The Pilot’s Wife” (Florida, USA, 2/8/04)

Thursday, February 12, 2004

Eric Gahala, “Ten-Thousand Depart” (Illinois, USA, 2/10/04)

Frank Ford, “Collateral Damage; Hail to the Explosion of Foreign Children” (Florida, USA, 2/9/04)

Wednesday, February 11, 2004

Guillermo Pareja-Herrera, “Guerra quiere decir” (Chihuahua, México, 2/13/03)

Ching-In Chen, “Love Poem to America” (California, USA, 2/12/03)

Tuesday, February 10, 2004

Pete Maestre, “Into The Mist ... From The Viet  Cong To The Fedayeen” (Maine, USA, 2/7/04)

Yasmin M. Moslem, “Feast of Calm” (Egypt, 2/7/04)

Monday, February 9, 2004

Nancy Hill, “braided dreams” (Arizona, USA, 1/21/04)

Altaira Hatton, “M19” (Oregon, USA, 1/29/04)

Sunday, February 8, 2004

Alan Bender, “Pledge allegiance to President Bush . . .” (South Dakota, USA, 2/6/04)

David White, Untitled (Massachusetts, USA, 2/4/04)

Saturday, February 7, 2004

Rebecca Rossiter, “Beauty after the Bombs” and “The Names” (Ohio, USA, 2/2/04)

scott kloos, “The Darien Gap” (Oregon, USA, 2/21/03)

Friday, February 6, 2004

Dianna Henning, “The Finding Stick” (California, USA, 1/5/04)

Randolph Nesbitt, “Dominoes” (California, USA, 1/29/04)

Thursday, February 5, 2004

Chella Courington, Untitled and “Torment”

Deborah Abdulla, “the laws of my soul” (Texas, USA, 2/2/04)

Wednesday, February 4, 2004

Dhathri Chunduru, “Red Button” (Tennessee, USA, 2/2/04)

Mike Hazard, Statement: "Media Dada's Manifesto" (Minnesota, USA, 2/27/03)

Tuesday, February 3, 2004

Martín Espada, “Blues for the Soldiers Who Told You” (Massachusetts, USA, 2/3/04)

Monday, February 2, 2004

Irmgard Hunt, “Allergy” (Colorado, USA, 2/5/03)

Richard Hamilton, “Sergeant Bell” (Pennsylvania, USA, 10/31/03)

Sunday, February 1, 2004

Vennila Kain, “Statement Being Peace” (New York, USA, 1/30/04)

Beryl John-Knudson, “Frozen” (Minnesota, USA, 1/31/69-1/31/00)

Saturday, January 31, 2004

Jose Lopez, “fear and pain” (Arizona, USA, 1/30/04)

Humaira Faiz, “Morning” (New Jersey, USA, 1/30/04)

Tommy Walton, “Glory” (USA, 1/27/04)

Friday, January 30, 2004

James Fowler, “A Haunted Sleep” (New Hampshire, USA, 1/29/04)

Ari Adams, “The Engineer’s Cry” (Jerusalem, Israel, 1/30/04)

Allen Itz, “State of the Union, January 2004” (Texas, USA, 1/26/04)

Thursday, January 29, 2004

Alam Shah Hassan, “I Quote on ‘War & Peace’” (Malaysia, 1/28/04)

anna chapman, “Dripping with peace” (Hawaii, USA, 1/26/04)

Ashley Rogerson, “terror” (Iowa, USA, 1/27/04)

Wednesday, January 28, 2004

David Bates, “PVT” (Texas, USA, 1/26/04)

Gary Shoemaker, “Injustice and Vengeance” (1/27/04)

cormac bourke, “Remember Nagasaki” (Dublin/Colorado, 1/27/04)

Tuesday, January 27, 2004

Nicole Grant, “Any God Will Do: A Poem for Iraqi Women,” “We Are Told to Prepare for War,” and “Do you sleep?” (Kentucky, USA, 2/10/03-2/19/03)

Jack Stull, “On the Other Side” (Washington, USA, 1/22/04)

Monday, January 26, 2004

Daniel Stafford, "In Pursuit:" (Illinois, USA, 8/8/03-1/24/04)

Sunday, January 25, 2004

Michael Collins, “Untitled” (Nottinghamshire, U.K., 1/3/04)

Saturday, January 24, 2004

Ricardo Amezquita, “A Nuclear Family Poem,” “Star-Date 299-56,” and “Faith as a Third Eye” (2/7/03, 8/22/03, and 10/15/03)

Maury Guerra, “As the Day Begins” (1/17/04)

Javier Urbina, “WHY?” (Cd Juarez Chih, Mexico, 1/19/04)

Friday, January 23, 2004

Bambi Dingman, “The Reincarnation of Hulagu Khan” (New Jersey, USA, 1/19/04)

Sonja Skarstedt, “Panoply” (Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1/20/04)

William S. Gainer, "Those Goddam Angels/Your Mother Says (one reason not to bomb Iraq)" (California, USA, 2/4/03)

Thursday, January 22, 2004

Hilda Alvarez-Strong, “When Does It Become Invisible?” (Florida, USA, 1/20/04)

Thomas Wabipenache Coy, “Hillbilly Politics” (The Plains, Ohio, USA, 1/21/04)

R. Richard Wojewodzki, “Observations During War” (Maryland, USA, 1/18/04)

Wednesday, January 21, 2004

Lisa Walsh Thomas, “The Bridge at Nasiriya,” “The Poets of Baghdad,” and “Reborn, Marduk of Babylon” (Texas, USA, 1/20/04)

Tuesday, January 20, 2004

Galen Garwood, “Land Mines” (1/20/04)

Karma Tenzing Wangchuk, "REMEMBERING HIS DREAM: A Tanka Series” (1/20/04)

Monday, January 19, 2004

ramesh prakashvelu, “we speak - respect equals” (India, 8/15/03)

Tobias Deckert, “My Friend Is Going to War” (1/17/04)

Sunday, January 18, 2004

rosanne benedetto-driscoll, “Not” (Massachusetts, USA, 2/11/03)

Sierra BushRester, “After the War” (Florida, USA, 1/12/04)

Diane Wyland Carle, “A Rooster Screams Nearby” and “Mallard” (Washington, USA, 12/9/02 and 3/23/03)

Saturday, January 17, 2004

Travis Godbold, “Into the Storm” (Arizona, USA; 1/16/2004)

Friday, January 16, 2004

Dhathri Chunduru, “Unforgiving Sky” and “They Forgot to Mention” (Tennessee, USA, 10/12/03 and 1/15/04)

Christopher Knaus, “Children’s Peace Day” (California, USA, 1/15/04)

Thursday, January 15, 2004

Emily Duncan, “Believe it (or not)” (1/11/04)

Kim Masson, “Room 14” (London, U.K., 1/12/04)

Wednesday, January 14, 2004

tri tran, “the day the wind brings peace” (California, USA, 1/13/04)

Tara DellaFranzia, “Mother of Exiles” (Pennsylvania, USA, 2/6/03)

Tuesday, January 13, 2004

Peters Aaron, “September eleventh”

hadad ahmed, “The Sword of Domocles” (Casablanca, Morocco, 1/11/04)

Monday, January 12, 2004

babatunde abiodun, “A VOICE TO THE WORLD” (Nigeria, 1/1/04)

Tara Perkins, “Widow’s Day in Mosul” (Vermont, USA, 8/13/03)

Sunday, January 11, 2004

Lys Anzia, “How Long The Day” (Colorado, USA, 1/10/04)

Michelle Rhea, “The Pen and the Sword.” “My Son Marched Against The War,” and “First Amendment” (California, USA, 2/9/03-2/15-03)

Saturday, January 10, 2004

Leona Heitsch, “Feel It,” “Darn Good,” “Refresh,” and “The Source” (Missouri, USA, 2/4/03-1/9/04)  

kyle armstrong, “man’s ego shattered” (California, USA, 1/8/04)

Friday, January 9, 2004

S.M. Gray, Untitled; and “An American Dream” and others (California, USA, 9/24/03-1/6/04)

Frances Cheung, “Murderous Justifications” (Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1/4/04)

Thursday, January 8, 2004

Peter Danbury, “Winter ’03” and “Little Jihad” (Minnesota, USA, 2/9/03 and 1/7/04)

pat frisella, “Silent Stones Say” and “this is the earth with atlas collapsing” (New Hampshire, USA, 12/3/03 and 1/7/04)

Wednesday, January 7, 2004

Takeshi Toya, “America” (Tokyo, Japan, 1/6/04)

Margaret Riordan, “Incantation” (Washington, USA, 1/6/04)

Jack Agüeros, “Fewking War” (Puerto Rico/New York, 1/6/04)

Tuesday, January 6, 2004

Dianna Henning, “The Finding Stick” (California, USA, 1/5/04)

George Bowering, Statement of Conscience (British Columbia, Canada)

Deanne Ledebuhr, “Stitch” and “Goodbye Combat Boots”  (California, USA, 12/2/03 and 1/5/04)

Monday, January 5, 2004

Virginia Conn, “Moore’s woman” (New York, USA, 8/22/03)

Roman Kostovski, “The Martyr and the Minstrel” (Washington, D.C., 1/4/04)

George Assaf, “The Heron” (Canada, 2/7/03)

Sunday, January 4, 2004

Jeff Walliker, “WALKING DEAD” (Australia, 1/2/04)

Moji Agha, “The Evolution of Even-Handed Poetry” (Arizona, USA, 2/12/03)

Saturday, January 3, 2004

Jacqui Maher, “Life’s True Deadlines”  (New York, USA, 1/2/04)

Howard Temperley, “Three Poems Concerning War” (Connecticut, USA, and Norwich, England; April-September 2003)

Friday, January 2, 2004

John Grant, “happy new year” (Kagoshima, Japan, 12/30/03)

Colleen Redman, “Sign of the Times/2004” (Virginia, USA, 1/1/04)

Thursday, January 1, 2004

Earl Anderson,  “ANGEL” (Oklahoma, USA, 12/30/03)

Rachel Levine, “Little Scraps of Paper” (Kentucky, USA, 12/31/03)

Pamela Sidney, “Just Sing America” (Melbourne Victoria, Australia, 12/28/03)

Wednesday, December 31, 2003

Shelley Savren, “The Smell of Stones,” “Saddam City, A Found Poem,” "Here in California, March 2003," and “Cluster Bombs” (California, USA, 2/6–8/8/03)

Craig Steiger, “West Point” (Califonia, USA, 12/27/03)

Tuesday, December 30, 2003

Mustansir Dalvi, “3 poems against the war” (New Bombay, India, 12/5/03)

Faye Snider, “THE DAY AFTER HALLOWEEN” (Massachusetts, USA, 12/29/03)

Monday, December 29, 2003

LauraL Koenig, “Early Morning Baghdad” (12/27/03)

Sunday, December 28, 2003

Karamoh Kabba, “From Rain to Rain: Dedicated to the children of war in Sierra Leone” (Maryland, USA/Sierra Leone, 12/27/03)

Alice Trei, “A Fading Voice” (Massachusetts, USA, 12/26/03)

Leigh Faulkner, “The Loss of Maples” and “Ghazal: Two Years On” (Oita-ken, Japan, 2/14/03 and 12/26/03)

Saturday, December 27, 2003

zafaryab ahmed, “A plea from the peace Loving people of the world” (New York, USA, 12/26/03)

Rod Jellema, “Proposing Four Lines for a National War Monument” (San Juan, P.R., 2/7/03)

Randolph Bridgeman, “Collateral Damage” (Maryland, USA, 12/23/03)

Friday, December 26, 2003

F. D. Reeve, “The Man Who Loved Music (In memory of Junius Scales, 1920-2002)” and “the causes of war: indifference” (2/8/03 and 8/12/03)

Kevin Andrew Murphy, “Lady Pu-abi” (California, USA, 10/6/03)

Don Dagg, “Enduring” (Oregon, USA, 8/8/03)

Thursday, December 25, 2003

Ona Gritz, “A Taste” (New Jersey, USA, 12/24/03)

Rebecca del Rio-Ruso, “De Luto / In Black” (California, USA, 12/22/03)

David Krieger, “A Conspiracy of Decency” and “The Bells of Nagasaki” (California, USA, 12/24/03)

Jacqueline D’Agostino, “Lost Innocence and Marbles” (Massachusetts, USA, 12/8/03)

Lorraine Gane, “IN THE FIELDS OF IRAQ?” (British Columbia, Canada, 4/12/03)

Wednesday, December 24, 2003

James M. Thompson, “A Thousand Voices”  (Texas, USA, 10/15/03)

Marthe Raymond, “RAVEN ON THE CLEARWATER RIVER” (Oaxaca, Mexico, 8/8/03)

Tuesday, December 23, 2003

Catriona Rueda Esquibel, “Hanging Tinsel on the Eve of Destruction” (Ohio, USA, 12/13/03)

Daniel Forbes, “Emulate Reindeer” (12/22/03)

Claude Charest, ”J'entends les pas” (Sept-Iles, Québec Province, Canada)

Monday, December 22, 2003

SangKe, “Baghdad Child, 02/1991” (3/29/03)

Matt Beagle Bourgault, "NORTH DAKOTA, LATE SPRING”  (Vermont, USA, 11/3/03) 

eugene alexander, “the once sweet wall”  (California, USA, 2/12/03)

Saturday, December 20, 2003

Rebecca Kinzie Bastian, “Calf Snow” (Pennsylvania, USA, 8/28/03)

David Sklar, “A Walk in the Darkness” (New Jersey, USA, 10/16/03)

Friday, December 19, 2003

Joel Sax, “Saddam Hussein has been Captured” (California, USA, 12/19/03)

Treye Eyler, “2004” (12/14/03)

Jackie Carr, “Fascist Groove Thang” (Alaska, USA, 2/10/03)

Thursday, December 18, 2003

Emily Dimov-Gottshall, “Leaving Oz” (Pennsylvania, USA, 12/14/03)

Robert Fronske, “Crosswords, Cross worlds,” “Silence,” and “Last Light 2” (Arizona, USA, 8/7/03-12/15/03)

Wednesday, December 17, 2003

Trevor Przyuski, “The Slide” (Virginia, USA, 11/6/03)

Alicia Ostriker, “FIX” (Cambridge, England, and New Jersey, USA, 8/11/03)

Tuesday, December 16, 2003

Alex Walking Bear, “I Am Scared I am scared” (Virginia, USA, 12/4/03)

Gaia Hawkin, “Upon Seeing” (Washington, USA, 2/9/03)

Monday, December 15, 2003

Thomas Coy, Four poems (Appalachian southern Ohio, USA, 2/13/03-12/11/03)

Nels Christianson, “the old soldiers” and “statement” (California, USA, 2/26/03 and12/10/03)

Sean Scharbach, “Were It Not For The Sound Of Jet Fighters” (Louisiana, USA, 4/21/03)

Sunday, December 14, 2003

Karen Kevorkian, "The Red Dream” and “Morning News" (Virginia, USA, 8/8/03)

Kathleen Patterson, "Lady Liberty" (Tennessee, USA, 8/7/03)

Howard Chadwick, "NOT ANY MORE" (Washington, USA, 11/10/03)

Saturday, December 13, 2003

Michael Young, "I Want to Know" (California, USA, 12/8/03

R. L. Hanson, "This Evening’s News Will Be Retracted” and “For What Great Purpose?" (12/9/03 and 12/10/03)

Martin Galvin, "Still Life" (8/8/03)

Friday, December 12, 2003

Lynn Strongin, MANDELSTAMS IN EXILE (Trilogy)” (British Columbia, Canada, 8/21/03)

John Hartman, Who could possibly think that the world would be better off with Saddam Hussein still in power?” (Oklahoma, USA, 10/27/03)

Cor van Schaik, “MULTIPLE CHOICE” (Woensdrecht, Netherlands, 8/8/03)

Thursday, December 11, 2003

alicia benjamin-samuels, “El Sueno (The Dream)” (Tennessee, USA, 8/8/03)

Susan Hales, “Get Over It! A Ghazal”  (Alabama, USA, 11/23/03)

Tom Page, “Lost Birds” (North Carolina, USA, 3/23/03) and “Against the Babble” (9/17/03)

Wednesday, December 10, 2003

Beverly Jones, “Patriot song” (New Mexico, USA, 12/7/03)

Matt Dolan, “I can't watch the news anymore” (12/6/03)

Suzanne Selby Grenager, “Hate Is Hate Is Hate” (Pennsylvania, USA, 12/7/03)

Tuesday, December 9, 2003

Peter Koeber, “SHADES OF SPRING” (Illinois, USA, 12/3/03)

Mike Maggio, “Two Soldiers” (Virginia, USA, 12/6/03)

James Schwartz, “The Death and The Destruction” (Michigan, USA, 11/30/03)

Deborah Kelland, “Reality TV” (Sheffield, U.K., 9/11/03)

Monday, December 8, 2003

jonathan perez, War Fair: A Semi-Political Piece” (Maine, USA, 8/8/03)

Carla Panciera, “The Only Battle Memory I Wish For Him” (Massachusetts, USA, 2/16/03)

Sunday, December 7, 2003

Parul Saxena, “America” (Tennessee, USA, 12/4/03)

Michael Smith, “We, the Exposed” (New Mexico, USA, 12/4/03)

Kathleen Mannozzi, “March 19.2003” (12/5/03)

Saturday, December 6, 2003

Susan McKeon-Steinmann, “Shelter Drills and Other 50's Delusions (A Poem Read at Hiroshima Day Commemoration at Bellport Waterfront, August 6, 2003)” (New York, USA, 9/5/03)

Gregory Fitzsimmons, “About the Document” (Illinois, USA, 12/1/03)

Kate Driggers, “silently” (Florida, USA, 11/17/03)

Friday, December 5, 2003

Clea Allington, “Beyond” (Washington, USA, 11/29/03)

Roberta Cordero, “BLOOD/WATERSHED” (California, USA, 12/1/03)

pat frisella, “Silent Stones Say” (New Hampshire, USA, 12/3/03)

Thursday, December 4, 2003

Michael Dennis Browne, “In a Bar in Chicago” (Minnesota, USA, 12/1/03)

Patricia D'Alessandro, “November 11, 2003” (California, USA, 11/27/03)

Wednesday, December 3, 2003

Roberta Reyes Cordero, “Peace Is a Verb” (California, USA, 2/17/03)

M. Tracey Chesler, “Sleeping Bears” (Hawaii, USA, 3/6/03)

Joy Farmer, “Iraqi Spring 2003” and “The Killing Fields” (Georgia, USA, 10/14-10/16/03)

Tuesday, December 2, 2003

Delphine D. Cuomo, “The Dignity of November” (British Columbia, Canada, 10/15/03)

David Farrah, “Thou Shalt Not Kill” (Kobe, Japan, 2/4/03)

Julian Bernick, “Written on the Moon” and “Update on the War” (Minnesota, USA, 8/13/03)

Andrea Costantini, “Kabul” and “From” (Quartu S. Elena, Italy, 8/29/03-10/15/03)

Monday, December 1, 2003

Patricia Bulitt, Untitled (California, USA, 8/20/03)

Kodaganalur Subramanian, “War a crime” (Coimbatore, India, 10/27/03)

jill sahlstrom, “White House Poetry” (Washington, USA, 9/6/03)

Sunday, November 30, 2003

Patricia Fargnoli, “In an American Village,”  “Richford 1945,”  “Syllabics for the Second Anniversary” (New Hampshire, USA, 2/6/03-9/8/03)

Ian Reed, “Pax Americana" and "Interim Report” (New York, USA, 8/8/03)

Saturday, November 29, 2003

Kurt Dudt, “Doing It Again” (Pennsylvania, USA, 8/13/03)

Karin Colsman, “Desert Storm” (11/28/03)

Friday, November 28, 2003

Elizabeth Kincaid-Ehlers, “It is not right (Thanksgiving time, 1990),” Parts 1 and  2 (Connecticut, USA, 2/9/03)

Thursday, November 27, 2003

Suzannah Gilman, “From a Mother of Sons” (Florida, USA, 2/15/03)

Johanna Herrick, “ICARUS” and “BLACKOUT” (Washington, USA, 2/03)

Randolph Bridgeman, “The Telegram” (Maryland, USA, 11/26/03)

Wednesday, November 26, 2003

David Wodtke, “And/or” (Oregon, USA, 11/25/03)

John Hofer, “Night Poem” (Oregon, USA, 10/31/03)

Bo Adan, “Pacific Daylight Time” (Oregon, USA, 2/18/03)

Tuesday, November 25, 2003

Niea Morgan, “Is It Always Fire” (11/23/03)

ian parks, “A CORPSE IN THE WOODS” (United Kingdom, 11/19/03)

Randolph Nesbitt, “The Bully Down the Street,”  “The Curious King” (California, USA, 2/15-2/17/03), and “Need to Know” (11/12/03) 

Monday, November 24, 2003

Héctor Urruspuru, “Ruanda” (Argentina, 11/17/03; in English and Spanish)

Randolph Bridgeman, “Life on Hill #324” (Maryland, USA, 11/21/03)

AnthonyAdrian Pino, “Mars, 2003” (California, USA)

Robert Priest, “WWD’s” (Canada, 11/22/03)

Sunday, November 23, 2003

Gill Laker, “Voices from the Air” (United Kingdom, 9/17/03)

Andy Berg, “Haiku for George" (London, 2/5/03)

zerrin bakoglu, “a girl of four in iraq”  (Turkey, 2/12/03); and “a girl of four in Iraq (in the shelter downstairs)” (8/9/03)

Saturday, November 22, 2003

Ershad Mazumder, “Come Back Home” (Bangladesh, 11/21/03)

Bruce Niedt, “Postcard from an Invisible City” (New Jersey, USA, 11/20/03)

Latorial Faison, “For What?” (Texas, USA, 2/17/03)

Grover Ellis, “On The Home Front” (Washington, USA, 2/12/03)

Friday, November 21, 2003

Teddy Milne, “I am in mourning”

Karl Kish, “MARCH 2003”

Lisa Kallal, “Over There and Again”

Thurssday, November 20, 2003

Susan Michele Evans, “Roadmap to Peace”

Alan Corkish, “Two Million”

Stephen Cullis, “Tell My Mother Iraq”

Peter King, “Interesting Times”

Rogan Wolf, “Returning to the Desert”

Wednesday, November 19, 2003


Tuesday, November 18, 2003

Jack King, "Cathedral"

Judith Roche, "Credo"

Katah Katah, "Hommage to Babylon"

Erin Bell, "I) Anti-Hope and II) Hope"

Monday, November 17, 2003

Michelle Retford, "NIGHTVISION"

David Ray, "Three Short Anti-War Poems"

david grassle, "see?"

Sandy Steinman, “SAFE IN SHARAZ” and "Two Beaches"

Sunday, November 16, 2003

Maryna Ajaja, “Purple Heart”

Randolph Bridgeman, “After 9-11”

Stephen Badhwar, “Opinion”

Saturday, November 15, 2003

Gary Blankenship, “The Winds of Autumn”

Sybil Jaeggi,  “Once Dropped”

Dennis Kelly, “Tale of a Book”

Friday, November 14, 2003

Anil Prasad, “S.O.S.”

Janine Pommy Vega, “In th e Age of Grasshoppers”

Timothy Connelly, “Children of the Con” and “The 24th Evac”

'Thursday, November 13, 2003

oscar truitt, White Streak Over Baghdad “ and “beside the euphrates”

Ngoma Hill, A Vet's Poem to His Children”

Steve Osborn, “I Think I’d Rather be with Alice”

Wednesday, November 12, 2003

Marlene Decker, “Copter Down”

Carmen Lupton, “Orange Crush”

Eloise Evans, “Four Voices”

Norma Desprez, “FLAG”

Karma Tenzing Wangchuk, Untitled Tanka

Tuesday, November 11, 2003


Doug Rawlings, “Veterans Day”

E.G. Burrows, “VETERANS DAY”

betty k. aberlin, “Rhetorical Questions”


Francisco Cenamor, “dulces batallas”

Jim Lee Master, “My Dad is a Vet”

barbara j. rios, “veterans’ day”

Kathleen Green Gardner, “VETERAN”

Dani Blair, “a young veteran's victorious moment..”

Monday, November 10, 2003

Myra South, “Boys Sleeping”

Connie Williams, “The Resistor”

Sunday, November 9, 2003

Patricia Bryan, "white stone, black stone"

Holly Berkowitz, "Civil please"

Joy Farmer, "Iraqi Spring 2003"

Michael Beispel, "The Misery of War"

4Friday, November 7, 2003

S.M. GRAY, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Follow the Polls”

Neil English, “Sweet Dreams”

4Thursday, November 6, 2003

Tia Ballantine, “TRIPWIRE” and “THE LANGUAGE OF WAR”

Daniel Collins, “how the nazis almost pulled it off (or: the 7th inning stretch)”

Linda Mahshie, “Old Woman”

4Wednesday, November 5, 2003

Linda Brown, “Mikayo and the Gulf War,” “Pearl Harbor's Child, “Strange Birds”


Susan Hazen-Hammond, “Nothing But the Punch Lines” and “The Rube Goldberg War”

4Tuesday, November 4, 2003


Llyn Clague, ”To Future Generations”

4Monday, November 3, 2003

Marilyn Krysl, “TARGET”

Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan, “During”

Susan Elbe, “Inside a Dream of Peace”

Diane E. Dees, “History Lesson” and “Dream State”

4Sunday, November 2, 2003

Peter Markus, "The City of My Imagination"

America Alexander Learmont, “Social Phrenology”

chris crago, “War Is Kind”

Jane Corrado, prayer for the president”

4Saturday, November 1, 2003

Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore, “WAR”

Annaliese Jakimides, “Reunion at the Vietnam Women's Memorial Dedication”

Shoja Adel, “Thorn in My Heart”

Richard Hamilton, “Sergeant Bell”

Dellana Diovisalvo, Untitled

4Friday, October 31, 2003

William Marr, “War Arithmetic,” “Desert Flower,”  “Tears, Ink, and Blood”

Anna Aschenbach, “Children First”

Nicholas Vittum, “Night watch”

Meg Withers, “LOSING  BABYLON”

4 Thursday, October 30, 2003

Geoff Colson, “Rocket ship 7”

Paul Bither, “The Other Foot”

S.M. GRAY, “Pre-Emptive Science Fiction”

4 Tuesday, October 28, 2003

Ricardo Amezquita, “A Nuclear Family Poem,” “Star Date 299-56”, “Faith as a Third Eye”

Amy Oliver, “A Different America”

Rafael J. González, “The Towers”

4 Monday, October 27, 2003

Idan Simon, Something new (my first english poem)”

Maxwell Corydon Wheat, Jr., “Iraq” and Untitled

Carol Thomas, “Bete Noir”

Diana Anderson, “Digging Rare Bulbs”

4 Sunday, October 26, 2003

Lucie McKee, “You are being tested now"  and “The Imperialists Are Coming -- Good News For the Jealous”

Norma Wilson, “The Veil of Sleep”

Steve Goldman, “America”

Alec Emerson, “Before 2004”

Mary Chianta Canzoneri, “REAPERS PAY UP!”

4 Saturday, October 25, 2003

Salil Biswas, “To Die For”

Selma Pittman, “87 billion reasons”

Howard Winn, “It Was A Lovely Day To Start A War”

Michael Ketchek, “Another War Another Rally”

4 Friday, October 24, 2003

Dhathri Chunduru, “Unforgiving Sky”

Barbara Berman, “Father Louie Got It Right” and “Harvest”

Gregory Nelson, Epimetheus

Jan Oskar Hansen, “missing son"

4 Thursday, October 23, 2003

zuhaira sabbagh, “Prayer”

Steve Osborn, “Glory of War”

Martha Sanchez-Lowery, “Leonid Night”

Scott Wannberg, “Emily Dickinson in Iraq”

David Sklar, “A Walk in the Darkness”

4 Wednesday, October 22, 2003

stephen mead, “Victim #29”

Alex Anlyan, “Thoughts on the war March 28th, 2003 in the morning”

David Bayless, “AFTER THE WARS” and “President Junior, of the Nation of Acirema, Goes to War”

Joy Farmer, ”The Killing Fields”

4 Tuesday, October 21, 2003

Doris H. Thurston, “No One is Listening (Thank you, Hayden Carruth!)  (Villanelle)”

Dawn Tucksmith, “Snowy Day”

Devin Mikles, “SMOKING  (aka Body Bag Detail)”

Dwight Rousu, “Geo Ogre”

4 Monday, October 20, 2003

John Darnell, “nightmare”

James Deahl, “Siblings”

Shineye Wright, “MY Apologies”

Bob Hicks, “Starve War”

4 Thursday, October 16, 2003

Ric Williams, “sands”

Rita Kiefer, “What If in a Time of War; Our Weakest Hold; Even the Moon”

Murray Bodo, “Hope” and “After the War”

Michael Ketchek, “War”

4 Wednesday, October 15, 2003

Peter Spang Goodrich, “Poof”

H. Palmer Hall, “Monument”

Jesse Bier, “Marching Home”

Andy Hare, “Petals”

Patricia Kevena Fili, “A Pawn Prepped”

4 Tuesday, October 14, 2003

Stella Karl, “Damned is a Time Such as This”

Parween Pazhwak, “An Interview With An Afghan Kid”

Maury Guerra, “Rondo of Contrasts”

Tom Goff, “Iraq” and “Refitting the Belt”

4 Monday, October 13, 2003

F. D. Reeve, The Man Who Loved Music (In memory of Junius Scales, 1920-2002)”

janice la pinta, “The Grave at Dasht-e Leili”

Azara Limbada, “Welcome To Hellfire.”

Grace Beeler, “What Would You Do?” and “Comforts of the tongue”

4 Sunday, October 12, 2003

C. K. Williams, “War”

Patricia Wellingham-Jones, “The Cleanest War in History” and “In Front of a Mosque in Baghdad”

Jonathan McVerry, “Bananas for Fish”

Erin Mapplewood, “There is No Good Without Bad”

Adrienne Stevenson, “Grand Cycle”

4 Saturday, October 11, 2003

Robert Aitken, “Legacies”

David W. Green, “Fire in Bethlehem”

Judith Barrington, Excerpt from After D-Day, a narrative poem (Canto Three, 1

ELECTA ARENAL (transl.), (Untitled)

4 Friday, October 10, 2003

Larry Ebersole, “Iraqi Flowers” and “Emergency Responses"

Magdalene Gonzales, “Voices in your head”

christina burress, “…an eye for an eye…a tooth for a tooth”


4 Thursday, October 9, 2003

Indira Bissessar, “Left Behind”

David Salner, “In Another Mug Shot”

Ken Wheatcroft-Pardue, “Revelation on a Plain Jar”

Lethia Cobbs, “What Do You Say?”

4 Wednesday, October 8, 2003

Ela Gandhi, “An Ode to The Creator”

4 Tuesday, October 7, 2003

Timothy Young, “The Thread of Sunlight”

Judith Terzi, “The Subjunctive of Iraq”

Janeen Gunn, “The Beginning of The Fall”

Barbara Strasko, “The Causes”

4 Monday, October 6, 2003

Bill Costley, “OUT OF Manhattan” to “BOOTING BLO@TING B@LLS”

Harriet Zinnes, (Untitled)

Steven Cleaver, “Mrs. Cavanaugh”

4 Sunday, October 5, 2003

Gordon Adams, “Patriots”

Ed Boufford, “Two Casualties”

Polly Buckingham, “Fable”

Thomas Scheff, “Report to Fox News”

Calla C. Smith, “How Many?” and “Peace”

4 Saturday, October 4, 2003

Jeanne Spicuzza, “blackbirds”

Joseph Knoepfler, “Hear The Ghost of Justice Hiss” and “In the early hours of an unexpected power”

Caroline Williamson, “Prelude”

Tamara Kaye Sellman, “Slow Information”

4 Friday, October 3, 2003

Harold Slade, “Where Is My Country?” and “The Occupiers”

Marcyn Del Clements, “Mourning Rows”

Minerva Bloom, “Sing, Said the Songbird”

Alex Morse, “My Goldfish”

4 Thursday, October 2, 2003

Jeffrey Buehler, "The Sad and Aching Heart"

John Paul Adams, “Dying as light”

Eric Mader, “The Bad Shepherd”

Erin Mapplewood, “There is No Good Without Bad”

4 Wednesday, October 1, 2003

india rassner-donovan, “Peacekeepers Lament”

Michael Renshaw, “Falling Petals”

Marlene Rowe, “Justification of the Hunt” and “Tragic Truth”

Gail Golden, “The Plains of Moab”

4 Tuesday, September 30, 2003

Sidney Wade, “Doomsday Verse”

Matthew Dowd, “Through The Dark Walls”

Maryna Ajaja, “Blackout”

Pete Madzelan, “Unvarnished Lies”

4 Monday, September 29, 2003

Rain I. Limbada, “September 11: Who are the hidden victims?”

Art Washburn, “Patterns of Peace”

Lynn-Marie Gildersleeve, “Honest Mistake

Barry Goldensohn, “THE BODY POLITIC,” “ON OUR SIDE,” and “IN THE MUSEUM”

4 Sunday, September 28, 2003

r krake, “Enough Pain to Stop the Poems”

David Rossi, “Liberation”

Bill Carpenter, “The End of Irony”

Catherine Wallace, “If”

Zack Kopp, “ELBOW ROOM”

4 Saturday, September 27, 2003

Halvard Johnson, “Somewhere around Barstow” (2/03); “Firefight at the Palestine Hotel” (9/03)

Dylan Elfert, “The Dead”

Bobbie Enz, “Angel of Mercy”

Sandra Ahrens, “Recovery, Ground Zero”

4 Friday, September 26, 2003

Hettie Jones, "Weather"

Liz Abrams-Morley, “Or Surely We Shall All Hang Separately”

Diane Wyland Carle, “Daily Word of Dead Soldiers”

Jillian Jones, “When Love Stopped a War" 

4 Thursday, September 25, 2003

Bill Wadsworth, “Bloom’s Photograph”

Tony Aiello, “A Prayer” and “Where’s Joe?”

Jordan Jones, “Birds of Iraq”

Fred Johnston, “A BRIGHT THING”

4 Wednesday, September 24, 2003

Jeffrey Buehler, "The Sad and Aching Heart"

Alex Morse, “My Goldfish”

Steve Hamm, “on memorial day”

Beau Golwitzer, "untitled poem against war and for love"

4 Tuesday, September 23, 2003

laurie kuntz, “My Son has a Sleepover While Bush Deploys Troops”

P. Dugan, “fleas jump overboard”

Marc Hofstadter, “Love of America”

Jack Bowman, "Memory is a Thing of the Past."

4 Monday, September 22, 2003. In memory of the inimitable Jeff Hayward. 


Henry Braun, “Surfing the Morning News”

SangKe, “Baghdad Child, 02/1991”

Fred DeReau, "Children"

Sandra Finn, "(Untitled)"

4 Sunday, September 21, 2003

Glenda Cooper, “The Man Who Heard Cats Walking”

Daniel Stafford, “Salvation’s Rust”

Airini Beautrais, "when i was seven"

Jennifer Juneau, "Social Studies" and "Reconstruction"

JL Bachert, “After September 11, 2001 and 2003”

4 Saturday, September 20, 2003

Stephanie Bordeaux, "Spinning"

jacoba maria charles, "untitled"

trevor baumgartner, "they never do stop"

Jacqueline Gray, "Columbia"

Stream Ohrstrom, "Hide in the library"

4 Friday, September 19, 2003

David Gravender, “The Flyover”

Estela Ohlrogge, “Iraqi News”

Marcy Litle, “An Ordinary Sunday Afternoon”

John Siddique, “George ‘Ozymandias’ Bush esq. Leader of the Free World”

4 Thursday, September 18, 2003

Gill Laker, “Voices from the Air”

Tom Page, “Against the Babble”

Marisol Kaminski, “On The Second Night  of War On Iraq”

Tanner McCardle, “Embraces and Blankets”

4 Wednesday, September 17, 2003


Daniel Mills, “Afghan Refugee”

Tatyana Mishel, “Last Day Poem”

David Ray, “A Rest from the News”


sandra thaxter, “In the Spider’s Web”

4 Tuesday, September 16, 2003


Tom Foote, "Rachel"

Thomas Hubbard, “Rafah, 16 March”

Mariella Coleti, Rachel Corey, Rafah March 16 2003”

4 Monday, September 15, 2003


Terry Murcko, “Love Grammar”

Robert Lipton, “Shaheed (Martyr)”

Prairie Wolfe, “Free Friends”

Gill Laker, “Doppler”

sarah daugherty, “anti-”

4 Sunday, September 14, 2003

beth coyote, “Again”

Walter W. Hoelbling, “it’s time again”

Robert King, “I Stood on a Corner”

Lalitha Shastri, “CRIMSON STONES”

4 Saturday, September 13, 2003


Mary Ruhl, “Aftermath”

Bruce Niedt, “In Training”

Anthony Tripi, “Old War Poem for Our Time”

Nita Donovan, “Caligula”

Caroline Norris, “Here We Are”

4 Friday, September 12, 2003

Bill Pearlman, “9-11-02”

John Bloomberg-Rissman, “XXXIa from From Winter to Winter”

Skip Robinson, “Back the night before,”

Roy Schoenberg, “COMMEMORATIVES”

4 Thursday, September 11, 2003

Tara Marshall, “Consequences”

Ned Balbo, “A Reckoning”

Robin Kemp, “Reply to my Niece about 9/11”

Jodie Kliman, “In Search of Tikkun Olam After September 11th, 2001”

Rafael J. González, “The Towers”

Patricia Fargnoli, “Syllabics for the Second Anniversary”

John Staffeld, “Poets Will Always Be Heard” /  “Wars Never End”

Sandra Ahrens, “Recovery, Ground Zero”

Michasel Hendryx-Schanzer, “Ground Zero; NYC 9/11/2001- IRAQ 2003”

Bob Rixon, Martin of Tours, as the Burning Towers Fall”

Malcolm Shute, “9/16/01”

Jennifer Greene, “Shadow Ate Peace”

4 Wednesday, September 10, 2003

David Bates, “BASIC LOAD (and)  NEW HAT (and) YOUR DARKER SIDE”

Annie Lighthart, “The dogs and birds of Baghdad”

Donald Lusk, Shadows Shadows”

Michael Zbigley, “Mountain-shadowed, this town”

James E. Jennings, Ph.D., “I Hate This Terror War”

4 Tuesday, September 9, 2003

judith bishop, “Coyote’s Medicine”

David Allen, “English Breakfast”

Al Adawi, “Oh God- what had made us reach this far”

Joshua Liss, “How is it Taken?"

Ken Weisner, “After Gertrude Stein”

4 Monday, September 8, 2003

Christina Vadino, “Morning News”

Eso Benjamins, “A chant”

Nate Cull, “Blood”

Cooney Michael, “Going to Babylon”

Nick Stanley, “This Is How Far We’ve Come”

4 Sunday, September 7, 2003

Michael Wolfe, “The Tender Hierarchy”

Joyce Meyers, “Disarming Iraq”

michael loudon, “Fair Trade”

Ryfkah Horwitz, “Flowers Sing Under White Stones”

Angela Kelly, “Brilliant Canary in the Cage”

4 Saturday, September 6, 2003

W. Dale Nelson, “Returning from the War Zone”

Iftikhar Zaidi, “Open Society” and “War on Terror”

Jodie Buller, “[Is it true t hen - are All of our Guardians corrupted?]” and “Dissent”

4 Friday, September 5, 2003

Victoria Ford, “SAY CAN YOU HEAR”

John Streamas, “Alternatives to Dropping the Big One”

Paul Lacey, “Get Fat for France”

Ellen Johns, “Peace”

4 Thursday, September 4, 2003

Susan Rich, “Dharma Dialogues”

Brigit Truex, “War News: In The Meantime”

Richard Vargas, “Columbians Say 200 Rebels Dead”

Devin Alaric Mikles, MD, “Message to the President”

4 Wednesday, September 3, 2003

P. Dugan, “Iraq”

Loretta Markell, “The Counsellors of the King”


Siobhan A. Breathnach, Wistawa-Poet of the Real World”

Devin Madden, “Somewhere/Somehow.”

4 Tuesday, September 2, 2003

Alberto Florentino, “5 POEMS FOR MY APOs”

Leigh Robertson, “Untimely”

Deborah Stoddard, “After a Bombing at a Baghdad Market”

David Campbell, “(of series) Peace and War”

Pearl Stein Selinsky, “War”

4 Monday, September 1, 2003

ramesh prakashvelu, “we speak – respect equals”

Linda Clifton, “Wind Blew Out”

Karma Tenzing Wangchuk, “Untitled Tanka”

Irene Lipshin, “Gandhi’s Children”

Andrea Costantini, “Kabul”

4 Sunday, August 31, 2003

Dellana Diovisalvo, “Before”

Ramie Streng, “Understanding War”

Lilvia Soto, “Before War”

John Mathewson, “March 19, 2003”

Mary Grace Butler, “Summer Musings”

4 Saturday, August 30, 2003

Stephen Wing, Cousin Who Would Fly a Bomber for the Sake of Flying,”

Daniel Stafford, “Return My Colors:”

Layton Zimmer, “Angels’ Song in Lent”

Dana Pattillo, “To Bush among the Sequoias”

Gill Laker, “Regret”

4 Friday, August 29, 2003

Rebecca Kinzie Bastian, “Calf Snow”

Mark Bergman, “They told us”

Gerard Rochford, “CNN News from the Garden of Eden. (Iraq-10th April 2003)”

Don Schaeffer, “Basic Majority Justice”

4 Thursday, August 28, 2003

David Watts, ”I Can't Tell If You've Killed Them, He Said”

Stephen Cullis, “Tell My Mother Iraq”

H.P. Chin, “Tell Me Why”

Susan Harris, “What I Wanted to Say to the Person Who Called Me Osama Bin Laden When I Was Protesting for Peace”

4 Wednesday, August 27, 2003

amal gamal, “Children of the Camp”

T.H. Shanklin, “Portents”

Spencer Williams, “Selective Service Number  I  -”

Grace Beeler, “What Would You Do?”

4 Tuesday, August 26, 2003


Susan Azar Porterfield, “Basma’s Baby”

Antelope, aka Anatole Zukerman, “Epidemic”

Naomi Lazard, “Elegy for the Twenty Skiers”

Barbara Hazard, “October Jazz”

Mike Hazard, “Media Dada’s Manifesto”

4 Monday, August 25, 2003

mark mulligan, “I will wake again in darkness”

Abe Louise Young, “Unwind Them”

Jay Mandeville, “War Is Jealous of the Bridegrooms”

Dan Xenatro, “9,000 Poets”

Alice Hodgkins, “One Tin Soldier”

4 Sunday, August 24, 2003

David Radavich, “Forgetting”

Sarah Irving, “Conversations in Nablus”

Elena Karina Byrne, “OF HUMANITY: WAR MASK”

Frances Badgett, “Earth’s Poem to Mankind”

4 Saturday, August 23, 2003

Aki Sagawa, “Ashes of Flowers”

Corinne Bailey, “Last Days”

George Ogle, “Prayer for Our Time”

Jim O’Loughlin, “Then there were no questions: 2/12/03”


4 Friday, August 22, 2003

Mary Jane Nealon, “Against Fire”

Stevan Allred, “January 15, 1991”

Dan Wilcox, “Baghdad/Albany”


Sorrel North, “Blessing Meditation”

4 Thursday, August 21, 2003

Tony Lewis-Jones,  “The Dead Will Rise”

Melissa Noel Posod, “The Aged Generation”

Kathleen George, “Britain's New Jerusalem. Anti-War March, 15th February 2003”

4 Wednesday, August 20, 2003

Julia Stein, “The Third Day of the Iraqi War”

George Sparling, “Flaming Couch”

Bert Ifill, “Warning”

Robbie Gamble, “God  less America”

Andrea Potos, “The Morning After the First Bombs Fall”

4 Tuesday, August 19, 2003

Kim Stafford, “A Prayer by the Tigris”


Bruce Dethlefsen,  "We Rise (for Zona Gale)"

Diane Wyland Carle, “Mallard”

4 Monday, August 18, 2003

Todd Swift, “Urban Legends In Iraq About US Soldiers”

paul haeder, “Di di Mao 1 – Young Guy Named Hal with M-16”

Beth Coyote, “Mothers Do This”


Jennifer Arin, “In the Beginning, In the End”

4 Sunday, August 17, 2003

David Ray, “HANDS”

Ralph Pitman, “Winter Solstice”

Sydney Bernard Smith, “Liars”

mari stitt, “haiku”


4 Saturday, August 16, 2003

John Bradley, “Mantra to Extinguish Words, Or When the Match Thinks It's Kerosene and Kerosene Thinks It's Wine”

Carolyne Wright, “Victor Jara (1932-1973)”

Bruce Niedt, “Ashes”

Barbara LaMorticella, “There Was and There Was Not” 

Tom Foote, “Rachel”

4 Friday, August 15, 2003


George Sparling, “Oil”

Thomas R. Smith, “At the Start of the Gulf War”

Marilyn Krysl, “TARGET”

Carlen Arnett, “By the Idiot Thumb of War”

Diana Anderson, “AFTERMATH”

4 Thursday, August 14, 2003

Alicia Ostriker, “FIX”

alireza ghazveh, “Say That Poetry and Hyacinthes are rightful not Cluster bombs.”

Joseph Gastiger, “The President Campaigns for Lasting Peace”

Michael Gehrke, “A Boy Cries”

ronnie goodyer, “Lower Town”

4 Wednesday, August 13, 2003

Martin Galvin, “Still Life”


Robbie Gamble, “Iraqi Conscript”

Cor van Schaik, “MULTIPLE CHOICE”

Ann Sihler, “Hail to the Chief: American Crookery, 2003”

4 Tuesday, August 12, 2003

Sandro Fracasso, “Ball of Woe”


William Deutscher, “Crusader”

4 Monday, August 11, 2003

Walt Abbott, “Moon Base”

Molly Tenenbaum, “My Personal Peace March”

Joan Dobbie, “OUR MOURNING.March 22, 2003”

Arlene Distler, “Boys’ Play”

Andrew West, “Prisoners of War”

4 Sunday, August 10, 2003

Tony Gloeggler, “1969”

Bert Dugan, “Viet Nam War Memorial”

Minnie Warburton, “Holy Days”

Blair Allen, “As a Child”

Maggie Gertz, “The Actions”

4 Saturday, August 9, 2003

Floyce Alexander, “Asked What Do You Need? He Said I Need Arms”


Jeffrey Alfier, “A Precedence for our Demand for Overseas Basing Rights”

Leo Rogers, “All With None”

denis dunn, “maybe the war is over”

4 Friday, August 8, 2003

Tom Page, “Lost Birds”

Lorna Alkana, “Regrets in Ethics”

Jeff Allison, “Governor’s Cup”

jeff allison, (untitled)

Robert Fronske, “Crosswords, Cross worlds”

4 Thursday, August 7, 2003

Lynn Martin, “After Reading Czeslaw Milosz”

Corinne Bailey, “On Killing”

Kaoru Kobashi, “The season of bombs”

janelle barabash, “This is a War Report from        A Voice in the Wilderness”

Maureen Hurley, “SPEAK MEMORY”

4 Wednesday, August 6, 2003

Gary Blankenship, “Burials”

Henry Braun, “Poetry Month 2003”

Wolfgang May, “The War Around Us”

Steven Finch, “Translator”

Robert Rose, “Friendly fire”

4 Tuesday, August 5, 2003

Annette Allen, “Good Monsignor,”

Tom Page, “The High School Kids”

Rick Pierce, “Déjà Vu”

Kasumi Lyfoung, “Stop Thinking”

Mikele Rauch “Fois Gras”

4 Monday, August 4, 2003

Ernie Wormwood, “Body Count”

roberto ferdani, “a talking blues”

Dale Drakeford, “It Is Fitting”

Jesse Bland, “Ghosts”

John Gilgun, “Bushmaster”

4 Sunday, August 3, 2003

Tom Goff, “A Photograph of My Father in the Navy”

Maurice Fairfield, Because.”

Lizz Edwards, “The Bodies in Flanders Field”

Maria Filoumeni Delliou, “Epitaph”

willy bach, “Monumentality and Memorisation”

4 Saturday, August 2, 2003

Lisa Cox, “The Appointee”

patricia ranzoni, “Patriot Act, Or Patricia’s Subversive Peace Rose Preserve”

Jayne Lyn Stahl, “for a soldier”

Samantha Mastridge, “The Point of Flower Arranging”

Suzanne Babayan, “Grace”

4 Friday, August 1, 2003

Carmen Giordano, “The Idiot”

Jesse Minkert, (Statement of Conscience)

Walter C Goettlich Jr, “Fluidity of Truth”

Frances-Marie Coke, “Dulce et Decorum est?”

Toni Mirosevich, “Back Up”