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 hardship tours for hard chargers radio call, rifle, ammo resupply every once in a we don’t know who you are or ever were delivery make it back to die
Orchestrating Worldview: Africa to Chicago Plutomaniacs design mass economic mirages like fine murals, jet-teaming around globally as if they were big Nelson Mandela fans, auditing the monetary end exclusion as to how it impacts incoming financial growth with untranslatable economic-tunnel-vision beneath champagne diamond chandeliers: pet the lion, pet the people, bury villages, deny same while extracting resources, while surveillance cameras start coughing in the world’s ear as Chicago exile teams up with the coroner’s office to bypass top down issues redefining it all as ordinary underachievers’ crime and non-news…
About Writing for Peace Adviser David S. Pointer
David S. Pointer has been a social justice poet for 25 years. He earned a master’s degree in Sociology. Later he picked up a surgical technology diploma. David has work included in Proud to Be: Writings by American Warriors, Volumes I, II and III. He serves on the advisory panel at “Writing for Peace.” Learn more about David and his work here.
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