Thoughts & Prayers
What will keep us
from needing them.
Javelin anti-tank missiles
Counter-battery radar systems
KPV-14.5 Vladimirov heavy machine guns
or even Degtyaryov 12.7 mm heavy machine guns
Ammo Ammo Ammo
Blood Lots of Blood
About the Poem
The poem reflects my personal powerlessness to give what is most urgently needed. Perhaps this poem might spark someone who is in a position to respond materially.
About the Author
Jay Yair Brodbar lives in Toronto, Canada. He has published in McGill Street, Parchment, and CCAR Reform Jewish Quarterly, among other places.
Beautiful, practical, thoughtful words.
Hardly. Anything but. I’m sure they can use the bandages too.
Very well written and very timely and relevant. Michael P
Thanks for finding the words that elude me.
But not having any of those truly useful items, all I can send is “thoughts, prayers, and money for humanitarian aid”