Category Archives: Guest Contributors

Using Fiction to Make a Difference, By C. Hope Clark

Using Fiction to Make a Difference By C. Hope Clark  Writing for peace . . . writing for any cause . . . usually comes in the form of nonfiction. The narrative essay, the journalism piece, the academic study. These … Continue reading

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Poetry by Phil Johnson, Guest Contributor

A BRISK WALK A brisk walk Takes me to a wall My hand searches the names For a ribbon of my sanity The cold marble Folds into itself with sorrow The wall aches of innocence It is the texture of … Continue reading

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Considering Tears, By Yahya Ghobadi

Writing for Peace welcomes Guest Writer Yahya Ghobadi, director of the animated film, Tears.  Considering Tears By Yahya Ghobadi   Tears is a reflection on the crisis of war which continues in Syria, Iraq, and other countries. “Dove Tear” soars … Continue reading

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VENDOR, By Maxfield Harding

VENDOR (an excerpt) CASUALTY: Crazy and Homeless in New York City – A Memoir By Maxfield Harding   I laughed at my cleverness at escaping life. It was a cold late afternoon in early December on my corner at Fifty-Fourth … Continue reading

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EVERYDAY PEACE, by Samantha Terrell

EVERYDAY PEACE by Samantha Terrell I’m an everyday kind of person. The youngest of four kids, I grew up in an old farmhouse smack-dab in the middle of a Kansas wheat field where there was dust, and sweat, and homemade … Continue reading

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manifesto, by radhiyah ayobami

Writing for Peace Welcomes Guest Writer, Radhiyah Ayobami   manifesto today i heard a story that made me very happy. in fact, it actually made me feel joy. it was a story about a close sista-friend of mine. i have … Continue reading

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Militarism and Violence are So Yesterday, by Flowers & Zeese

By Writing for Peace Adviser Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese Last week, in our article titled “Armed Drones Becoming the Norm? At the Crossroads of Robotic Warfare,” we wrote about concerns that robotic warfare combined with the global “war on … Continue reading

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The Children’s War, by Shaindel Beers

The Children’s War: Poems on Children’s Artwork of War by Shaindel Beers From an eight year old Darfurian girl’s drawing The tank, bigger than the hut, fires and all of the colors explode from the hut. Why is this man … Continue reading

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