Todd Swift is a Canadian poet, writer and cultural activist, and editor of 100 Poets Against the War, published in Britain, in March 2003. He is the poetry editor of Nth Position. Author of three collections of his own poetry, editor of five anthologies, and numerous e-books, Swift was also an editorial coordinator for poetsagainstthewar.org in 2003.
Men and women are small
when bullets are put inside them,
they lie down like stones.
All the bodies leaning on the ground.
Like children throwing glass at rain,
this could almost be strange new fun.
Even when you are dead, gentlemen,
no one will forget what you have done.