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Say No to the Winds


‘Say No To The Winds,' by David Elliot Bergstein, contains motivational, political and nature poems. Also, a Haiku Journey, from beginning to end.

Illustrations: Halina Cipolla

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‘Say No To The Winds,' by David Elliot Bergstein, contains motivational, political and nature poems. Also, a Haiku Journey, from beginning to end.

Illustrations: Halina Cipolla

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781425786984
  • Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
  • Publication date: 2/28/2008
  • Pages: 108
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.26 (d)

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Who is like
the Gold Star Mother.
No one I know
deserves higher wonder.
So many heroes
block the sun,
though without these moms
there´d be not one.
Only she could have raised
those giving Lady Liberty all.
Show me a greater case
of saviors made at home.


Trouble noting how much
I love George W. Bush, but must.
First, ask Afghans in class,
not robed head to toe.
Or Iraqi folks voting.

Then spend time with brides
caught in Uday´s eye.
(Those alive.)
Hear their cries.

A favorite, though:
Won´t need going
eliminating Libya´s trove
of weapons glowing.

Say, can´t you see
Arabian gals now seek freedom?

Removed grief relieves.


Desiring ´bling´
as offspring
shoot hoops minus strings.
Who can sing buying gaudy rings
while kids miss grins.
Diminutive minds insist
on stimulus.
Without it?
Wisdom diminished.
(Glitter limits vision.)

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