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Wednesday, September 21, 2011


by Buff Whitman-Bradley

The bewildered and stunned
Are filling the streets
The heat is unbearable
The storms terrifying
The turtle that carries
The world on its back
Is looking for another job
The rich and powerful
Cannot conceal their contempt
Nobody can get
A straight answer anymore
And the wars go on and on
And on

Buff Whitman-Bradley's poetry has appeared in many print and online journals.  With his wife Cynthia he is co-producer/director of the award-winning documentary film, Outside In,  and co-editor of the forthcoming book About Face: GI Resisters Turn Against War (PM Press, 2011).  He is also co-producer/director of the documentary Por Que Venimos.