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Waging Peace

Waging Peace

Waging Peace

Illustration by Richard Stine

A special publication of Voices [Education Project]

To commemorate and celebrate The International Day of Peace 2009, September 21, 2009.


  1. Introduction
  2. Voices of Children at McClure Middle School Seattle, Washington
  3. Abdi Ahmed: War
  4. John Copley Alter: Exit
  5. John Copley Alter: Hard Rain, for Rachel Corrie
  6. John Copley Alter: Conscientious Objection
  7. Tristan Alving: As Long as: A Psalm of Peace
  8. Jan Barry: Make a New History
  9. Richard Stine: War
  10. Richard Stine: Madmen
  11. Joe Bruchac: Tao Says
  12. Joe Bruchac: With Peacemaker’s Eyes
  13. Laura Carpenter: Lima Charlie
  14. Anne Carmen-Hendel: Encourage One Another
  15. Luisa Chan: How Long will it Take?
  16. Marijana Ciric: I am
  17. Tim Connelly: A Greek Tragedy
  18. Tim Connelly: Children of the Con
  19. Tim Connelly: Village in Which Innocents Died
  20. John Davis: Armistice
  21. Brian Berman: Stairsteps to Peace
  22. Yasmin Elmi: A Story, Somalia
  23. Kerby Fleurine: Pain
  24. Renny Golden: Six Plum Trees
  25. Renny Golden: Guatemala, Nunca Mas
  26. Elizabeth Smith: Tree of Genetic Memory
  27. David Goodlett: House Owners
  28. Linda Ohlson Graham: Beginnings
  29. Mike Lisagor: Two Seagulls
  30. Linda Ohlson Graham: Destination: Peace on Earth
  31. Gerald Gutierrez: War
  32. Monia Haman: My Life
  33. David Hathaway: Society is You and Me
  34. Merna Hecht: Tell Me
  35. Elizabeth Smith: Conversations with Trees: Freedom to Utter and be Heard
  36. Merna Hecht: The American President visits My Country before Leaving Office (December 2008)
  37. Merna Hecht: Kitchen Confidential
  38. Hiroshima Memorial, Seattle 2005
  39. Judyth Hill: Wage Peace
  40. Richard Stine: To the End of all Possibilities
  41. Barbara Kaufmann: Could Use a Little Help Here, Humanity!
  42. Barbara Kaufmann: Memorial Day Doesn’t Tell A War
  43. Hana Broadbent: Harmonizing Notes
  44. Muhammad Yunus Khan: Preaching Peace
  45. Mujo Kicic: Leaving Home
  46. Robin Leigh: Tides
  47. Karen Malpede: Prophecy—An Excerpt
  48. Lew Poorman: The Curse of Vietnam
  49. Jack McLean: Maggots and Gold
  50. Stephen Mead: Hands
  51. Stephen Mead: Against
  52. Stephen Mead: Rice
  53. Stephen Mead: Deserter
  54. Stephen Mead: Antigone’s Map
  55. Ivona Ogramic: Camouflage
  56. Christina Pacosz: How Is It a Satellite Photo of the Sea of Azov Appears in My Dream?
  57. Christina Pacosz: In the Garden
  58. Elizabeth Smith: Fading of Memory
  59. Christina Pacosz: Summer is Fraying
  60. Sara Paponjak: Empty Night
  61. Buntu Redempter: Scary Moments
  62. Susan Salidor: I Got Peace in My Fingers
  63. Maryam Sami: My Life is Like a Dream that can Never be Forgotten
  64. Wanda VanHoy Smith: Spelling Peace
  65. Richard Stine: Equal Powers
  66. Richard Stine: Hero’s Bullet
  67. Craig Teichen: All Your Weapons
  68. Craig Teichen: The Explosion
  69. Craig Teichen: The Argument
  70. Michael Valeri: Change The World! (Jeff Beheshti)
  71. Joe Volk: Dear World Leaders
  72. Yonas Woldermichael: Welcome to America
  73. Ernie Wormwood: Oh, Comrades of Every Country
  74. Sarah Zale: Mornings in Beit Jala
  75. Sarah Zale: for Taha Muhammed Ali
  76. Sarah Zale: It is Time
  77. Mike Lisagor: Partial Tulip
  78. Sarah Zale: The Chosen
  79. Richard Stine: We Only Have One Life
  80. Acknowlegements
  81. Waging Peace Poems


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