Wednesday, February 12, 2003

The Poet's Protest 

I logged onto poets against the war and submitted this poem for their February 12 Day of Poetry Against the War:


Anyway, I'm going to try and live the best way that I can, even
though the end of the world might be near, even though I might
soon smile upon the last bird cry I will ever hear, even though
your laugh may ring for the last time in my ears, even though I
I realized, under the threat of sudden death, everything comes
alive, sometimes for the first time.