No More Hiroshimas
Poems & Translations

By James Kirkup
October 2004, Reprint of the 1983 Edition
Spokesman
ISBN: 0851246893
72 pages, 6" x 8 "
$19.95 Paper Original


"These poems all have their roots in one late afternoon at the "War Ag"' land workers' hostel outside Ponteland, Northumberland. The gang of workers had just returned from another sweltering day of "labor on the land" - draining and ditching. As we entered the hostel we got the news that the first American Atom Bomb had been dropped on Japan, on the city of Hiroshima. It was the first time we had heard of that place that was to become a universal symbol of man's inhumanity towards his fellow-men."
-- James Kirkup, from the Preface.

Poetry

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