THE "PEACE PROCESS" DIES AGAIN
By Gary Corseri
Lidice Memorial - Memorial to Child Victims of War - By Marie UchytilovÃ¡ - Near Prague, Czech Republic - 03
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There is no "peace process."
There is peace" and the absence of peace--
The gnawing hunger for it,
The desperation of the vanquished.
Does the peace dove fly with a shattered wing?
The shattered wing is the wing of war.
War is a sieve capturing humanity.
Blood seeps out of the mouths of the sieve.
How does one speak to a four-year-old child
Of processes, politics, quid pro quos?
No mother dresses the wounds of the child.
Her mother's eyes stare in wonder forever.
And we wonder: Do laws since time immemorial,