Poem (I lived in the first century of world wars)

Muriel Rukeyser wrote this in 1968. Read it and tell me it doesn’t feel like she is writing for this moment in history.  How many mornings recently have you been “more or less insane” as the news pours out of “various devices”.

Poem (I lived in the first century of world wars)

Muriel Rukeyser, “Poem” from The Speed of Darkness

Chieu Hoi Mission by Craig L. Stewart, U. S. Army Vietnam Combat Artists Team IX Painting shows army soldiers airdropping Psy Op leaflets during the Vietnam War

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