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Wake Up! free pdf Wake Up is the latest poetry book by David Krieger. He has written four books of peace poetry and also edited four peace poetry anthologies. He continues on his path of writing piercing and thought-provoking peace poetry. His poems are often poems of remembrance, as well as warnings about the dangers of the nuclear age. Wake Up! is divided into six sections: Truth Is Beauty- War- Remembering Bush II- Global Hiroshima- Peace- Portraits- and Imperfection. Krieger has received many awards for his work for peace and a nuclear-free world, including three peace writing awards from the OMNI Center for Peace, Justice and Ecology. These poems leave us wanting to do more to build a peaceful world and assure humanity's future. The book has received much praise. Nobel Peace Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu wrote, "There is haunting beauty and truth in this poetry." Doug Rawlings, poet and Vietnam War veteran said of Wake Up! that ..".it reads like a series of eloquent telegrams sent directly to the heart of a culture, ours..." Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet and author of A Coney Island of the Mind, wrote: "Wake Up! is accessible and moving writing, setting itself against the dominant murderous culture of our time. Every poem hits home."

About David Krieger

David Krieger is a peace leader and poet. He is a founder of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, and has served as President of the Foundation since 1982. He has lectured throughout the United States, Europe and Asia on issues of peace, security, international law, and the abolition of nuclear weapons. He serves as an advisor to many peace organizations around the world and has received many awards for his work for a more peaceful and nuclear weapons-free world. Dr. Krieger is the author or editor of numerous studies of peace in the Nuclear Age. Among his books are several poetry volumes, including: Summer Grasses: An Anthology of War Poetry (editor)- Never Enough Flowers: The Poetry of Peace II (editor)- God's Tears: Reflections on the Atomic Bombs Dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki- The Doves Flew High- Today Is Not a Good Day for War- and The Poetry of Peace (editor). He is a graduate of Occidental College, and holds MA and Ph.D. degrees in political science from the University of Hawaii as well as a J.D. from the Santa Barbara College of Law.

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Author : David Krieger
Publisher : Createspace
Data Published : 29 January 2015
ISBN : 150098874X
EAN : 9781500988746
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 132 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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