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Thursday, December 11, 2014

A BAG OF WORDS

by Craig Brandis



Anti-Bush protester Anna White, from Washington lays a red rose and a banner outside the White House in Washington, October 17, 2006. Reuters/Jason Reed via International Business Times


“We tortured some folks” –Barak Obama, August 1, 2014


Like flying birds
We snapped as twigs

Covering our own heads
With a bag of words


Craig Brandis is a singer-songwriter and is the author of the poetry chapbook Altitude. His poems have been published in the Friends of William Stafford Newsletter and The Camel Saloon.