Friday, January 12, 2007

a speech

the other night
by a president
carpet-bombed guernica
again

we mute the sound
let the children
sleep
bach bourree segovia

--- e b bortz

2 comments:

With Hammer And Tong...The LetterShaper said...

As a poet, and an avid reader, I have to say that I very much enjoyed my leisurely stroll through your blog...it was time well spent; enriching and enlightening. I thank you...

Anonymous said...

Muy excelente, Padre. So few words to express exactly the point that politicians and generals spend thousands of words debating.

Only peace is victory.

Su hijo E.

We saw "Pan's Labrynth" .. it's about the aftermath of guernica. About how fascism can conquer for a while, but inevitably, falls. It's about Grandpa Lou.