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Hospital Earth, By Djelloul Marbrook

Hospital earth Can we walk around? His wounds are giant screwholes by which we hold down our grief. We are her bronze plaques, saying tragically usual things. Can we walk around to persuade ourselves life is going on if only … Continue reading

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Do You Have Any Magic? By Julene Bair

Do You Have Any Magic? By Julene Bair   In my dream, a little girl stands in a dim room beside a row of women. The women, dressed demurely in cardigans over dark shifts, sit erect in straight-backed chairs, their … Continue reading

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Games of Greece, By Cara Lopez Lee

The Games of Greece By Cara Lopez Lee   In 1999, during my solo trek around the world, I was startled by the daily roar of fighter jets passing overhead in Athens. Like many backpackers at the time, I often … Continue reading

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Two Poems by David S. Pointer

Two Poems by David S. Pointer Field Craft Phantoms: Ghillie Suit Vapor Surveillance duty: I hear the Corps snipers talking about civilian shooter opportunities one year tours                 taking out as many target list locals as possible overseas high pay … Continue reading

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Young Navajo Complete 225-Mile “Journey for Existence”, by Lyla June Johnston

Walkers are given horses by local residents on their journey past White Horse Lake Chapter House, Diné Tah (Courtesy Orlando Begay) Young Navajo Complete 225-Mile “Journey for Existence” By Lyla June Johnston On February 1st 2015, the walkers of Nihígaal … Continue reading

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Three Poems from Brash Ice, by Djelloul Marbrook

Three Poems from Brash Ice by Djelloul Marbrook The ash tree’s scrawl A dead man said goodbye to that barn; can this be told by its looks? what can an ash tree’s shadow etched on the moon tempera of the … Continue reading

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Gentle Strength, by Robert Kostuck

Writing for Peace is excited to introduce three wonderful new members of our advisory panel: Robert Kostuck, Djelloul Marbrook, and Patricia Jabbeh Wesley. Each of our new advisers has achieved an inspiring level of personal integrity in their work, and … Continue reading

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And God Is The Water, By Lyla June Johnston

And God Is The Water When I close my eyes at night I can feel the rock being cut open by water. I hear a grandfather song and it sounds like sand walking down the river bottom. In this song … Continue reading

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Jigsaw, by David Scott Pointer

Marine Corps coffins ride the ancestral iron horses of Captain Lincoln’s fabled line Army caskets are tended by the spirits of Ernest Hemingway and Great Uncle Walt Whitman Navy submersible boxes sometimes request sea burial slowly floating into the divine … Continue reading

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Richard Hoberg – Summer Intern 2014

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