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A MESSAGE OF PEACE, by JOHN BOYLE O'REILLY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: There was once a pirate, greedy and bold
Last Line: A pious example of christian peace!
Subject(s): Brotherhood; Christianity; Hypocrisy; Pacifism; Peace; Social Protest; War; Peace Movements

BREAKING COVER, by ELAINE TERRANOVA    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I grew up in the church. I learned
Last Line: Like a coffin bearng a flag
Subject(s): Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975; Peace Movements

FARTHER VIEW, by FLORA SHUFELT RIVOLA    Poem Text                
First Line: The united states of the world-our goal!
Last Line: Good-will-land lies, I know
Subject(s): Nations; Pacifism; Peace; United States; Peace Movements; America

OPENING DAY, by DAVID MCKAIN    Poem Source                
First Line: Gusts of wind cruise like fish
Last Line: Else gets up, the seagulls yammering upriver.
Subject(s): Antinuclear Movement; History; Pacifism; Social Protest; Nuclear Freeze; Historians; Peace Movements

PARADOX, by BENJAMIN FRANCIS MUSSER    Poem Text                
First Line: We are a regiment, whose martial cry
Last Line: Your own slain march at our side.
Subject(s): Contrariness; Military; Pacifism; Peace; Social Protest; Soldiers; War; Peace Movements

PLANKED WHITEFISH, by CARL SANDBURG    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Over an order of planked whitefish at a downtown club
Last Line: "war is the game of a lot of god-damned fools."
Subject(s): Pacifism; World War I; Peace Movements; First World War

REARMAMENT, by ROBINSON JEFFERS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: These grand and fatal movements toward death: the grandeur of the mass
Last Line: Dream-led masses down the dark mountain
Subject(s): Beauty; Pacifism; Peace Movements

THE DISTANCE, by DENISE LEVERTOV    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: While we lie in the road to block traffic from the air-force base
Subject(s): Peace Movements

THE FOREST BOY, by CHARLOTTE SMITH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The trees have now hid at the edge of the hurst
Last Line: When ye let loose the demons of war.
Alternate Author Name(s): Smith, Charlotte Turner
Subject(s): Pacifism; Peace Movements

First Line: Wars are to be,' they say, they blindly say
Last Line: They mourn for you, your sons who never were.
Subject(s): Pacifism; Unborn; War; Peace Movements

THE MUFFLED DRUMS, by PERCY MACKAYE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: For brothers laid in blood
Last Line: And we chant, chant the world redeemed by woman.
Alternate Author Name(s): Mackaye, Percy Wallace
Subject(s): Drums; Musical Instruments; Pacifism; Sex Role; Women; Peace Movements

THE OLD MEN AND THE YOUNG MEN, by WITTER BYNNER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Said the old men to the young men
Last Line: "you."
Alternate Author Name(s): Morgan, Emanuel
Subject(s): Pacifism; Peace Movements

THE PACIFIST; EPIGRAM, by HILAIRE BELLOC                    Poet's Biography
First Line: Pale ebenezer thought it wrong to fight
Last Line: But roaring bill (who killed him) thought it right
Alternate Author Name(s): Belloc, Joseph Hilaire Pierre Rene
Subject(s): Pacifism; Soldiers; Peace Movements

THE SONG OF THE PACIFIST, by ROBERT WILLIAM SERVICE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: What do they matter, our headlong hates, when we take the toll
Last Line: In the name of the dead the banner of peace . . . That will be victory.
Subject(s): Pacifism; War; World War I; Peace Movements; First World War

First Line: Minotaur of madness, you certainly belong there
Last Line: O slumtown symbol of war's grim insanity!
Subject(s): Arms & Armor; Army - Ireland; Buildings & Builders; Death; Pacifism; Social Protest; War; Weapons; Ammunition; Dead, The; Peace Movements

TO A PACIFIST FRIEND, by GEORGE SANTAYANA    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: To close the eyes upon a frenzied scene
Last Line: I see with horror as it dares to live.
Subject(s): Pacifism; Peace Movements

TO THEE OLD CAUSE!, by WALT WHITMAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Around the idea of thee
Subject(s): Peace Movements

WAR, by RICHARD THOMAS LE GALLIENNE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: War / I abhor
Last Line: And show the monster as she is.
Variant Title(s): The Illusion Of War
Subject(s): Pacifism; Religion; Peace Movements; Theology

WOODROW WILSON, by EMMA VORIES MEYER    Poem Text                
First Line: That all the world might smile again, I gave
Last Line: "and hear their clear glad voices: ""peace on earth!"
Alternate Author Name(s): Meyer, Emma Voorhees
Subject(s): Death; Pacifism; Peace; Presidents, United States; Wilson, Woodrow (1856-1924); Dead, The; Peace Movements

WOODROW WILSON - 1856-1924, by MARGUERITE MOOERS MARSHALL    Poem Text                
First Line: The chill of no man's land had touched his lips
Last Line: "one conqueror's work""—said harden—""wilson's thought."
Subject(s): Pacifism; Peace; Praise; Presidents, United States; War; Wilson, Woodrow (1856-1924); Peace Movements

YULE AT THENGELFOR, by CLINTON SCOLLARD    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: It was yule at thengelfor
Last Line: At the sharp white tide of yule!
Subject(s): Christianity; Christmas; Pacifism; War; Nativity, The; Peace Movements