Category Archives: Anti-War

POEM: A Dubiously Fresh Pickle

They effaced a moral dilemma Support human rights Or economic favor A dubiously fresh pickle In a blue moon That hoary question Of prophets verses Profits And what they seed Their lukewarm revelation Hallowing out What we may no Knot … Continue reading

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POEM: Victor

The war ceased And deceased Telling their tales Red the same With blood mingling As parents and children At won’s mercy The fodder of another Bequeathing its soul prize And ultimate price as Victor Victor Frankenstein With monstrous mettle So … Continue reading

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Testimony for National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service — END DRAFT REGISTRATION

I prepared the below testimony to present at a public meeting in Chicago before the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service, a commission created by Congress to deal with questions of draft registration, most specifically, whether to end … Continue reading

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Free Political Poster: BULLY TRUMP – Trump Toadies Celebrate Latest Victory – MOST Lunch Money Collected By Any President EVER – Trump and Toadies Spotted Increasingly Out To Lunch

Trump is a bully. Trump’s bullying may be his most signature style — MOST signature style EVER! Trump’s chronic bullying is particularly surreal in the context of alleged peacemaking. Even the notion of Trump being mentioned for a possible Nobel … Continue reading

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RAMBO JESUS CARTOON: Will of Rambo Jesus Revealed – Protect The Fodder-land

I’ve always been dumbstruck how Christians so easily justify violence, especially since there is so little in the Gospels that can be fodder for envisioning a violence-advocating Jesus.  Violence always strikes me as a deathly perilous game of “means” and … Continue reading

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TRUMP Promises Fire And Furry

Donald Trump, abandoning his warm and fuzzy — really fuzzy — persona, has threatened nuclear war with North Korea. Trump has opted for war and furry, promising fire and fury commensurate with his global experience, never seen before. Please feel … Continue reading

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Are Peace Signs The Bomb?

This is my kind of story about the power of peace buttons: In one North Carolina city, authorities decided it might be too dangerous to give peace a chance. News outlets report Interstate 240 in Asheville and a bridge over … Continue reading

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Pushing Buttons of Intellectual Property

I occasionally run across my graphics on the web, swiped without permission; sometimes even on products for sale.  I have yet to take much action, let alone sue anybody, regarding any such nominally illegal use.  Most of this is because … Continue reading

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FREE POLITICAL POSTER: Anti-GOP Pledge of Allegiance — Plague of Leeches on The Flag

With a wave of patriotic protests occurring during the national anthem, I thought that I would add the pledge of allegiance into the mix.  Of course, this free poster is an anti-Republican, anti-GOP parody of the pledge of allegiance: Why … Continue reading

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ANTI-VIOLENCE POEM: Sisyphean Tax

He was steeped in the slippery slope of violence An idol escalator Heedlessly powered by gravity and gravitas A climb it denier Of the worst breed Not giving won ascent A bout others In spite of the accost Whatever It … Continue reading

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COMEDIAN JESUS: Pax Romana — You’re Killing Me!

This Comedian Jesus political cartoon highlights the shallow liberalism and false choices of Pax Romana, the metaphorical stand-in for Pax Americana, peace through so-called enlightened domination. This Comedian Jesus cartoon also ties the all-too-convenient collaboration of political and religious elites … Continue reading

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POEM: Wore On Tear

Awe bored Fore the hole story Yet an other Titanic undertaking Where the rats no What we do knot Yet to know a veil Sew far Out too see When icy masses And steel mete Tearing at the sole As … Continue reading

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PEACE POEM: Tiny Wholes Draining

They all believed In peace Except each peace was small enough Too fit in the war machine Hope draining through their tiny wholes Of a grater good Greasing sow Called enemies As awe weighs sum won ails Pain the accost … Continue reading

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POEM: Mirror Winning In a Close Shave

That mine-blowing moment finally came Where he saw his enemy Face to efface That fateful mourning Infinitely more dangerous And dreadfully more thorny Than blood drawn in a close shave Like a glance to the heart None other Then his … Continue reading

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POEM: Commander-in-chief

Just Say it Three times fast He/she/it Commander-in-chief Presiding over No unwounded soldiers As sum kind Of used scars salesman Master of what we auto do Protector of awe we car about As if Some amored vehicle Good grief Shock … Continue reading

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POEM: Chains of Command

A juggernaut of freedom He proudly served As the weakest link In the chain of command And above Awe Due no harm This poem juxtaposes the contrasting notions of freedom achieved through tight, even militaristic, ventures versus embodying freedom through default … Continue reading

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POEM: Another Martyr Bides The Dust

Another martyr bides the dust And I was a stray Beside myself In the fog Of yet another mourning The missed over my heart Feeling only that ephemeral beaten The wait on my brain Fueled into thinking of the dread … Continue reading

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POEM: Wee Civil Lies: They Brutalize

We are prone Too civil lies The most savage saving Buy brutal lies As assuredly As they had Been stood up Just the same For their own Good Won morality for us None for them Hidden as mirror Human eyes … Continue reading

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POEM: Nazi Murder Trials, 1963

Courting the truth Their stories were tolled Not simply for just us But for awe of them Beyond monumental To re-member A broken body politic This poem was inspired by the 2015 German movie, Labyrinth of Lies, about a young … Continue reading

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POEM: Loving Your Enemas

The legal lists Were longing With who hurt And who not heard Attesting too How much they love They’re enemas Only wading For sue a side As eminent just us And inevitably knot Passing the smell test This is a … Continue reading

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