may we all be heard
words are bells
let them ring!

Thom World Poet Austin, Texas, USA
Global Radical networker and activist for promoting the live Creative Arts,
at every possible opportunity, especially in his home-city, Austin, Texas, USA

Monday, April 2, 2012

i have a friend who has a son

who is being trained in piloting drones
she is very glad he is not being posted to Afghanistan
that he will remain thousands of miles away
from the people he will be killing

"29% get burnout"
more experience moral qualms
no Heidegger might assuage
he loves his mother very much

the training that he gets pays well
he comes home to visit and helps her
soon he may be married and have children
never having actually been to war

here is where cyberwarfare offshores guilt
by killing distances,then going home
after a long hard shift.

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