Why war is never a good idea

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Though War is Old

It has not

Become wise.

Poet and activist Alice Walker personifies the power and wanton devastation of war in this evocative poem.

Stefano Vitale?s compelling paintings illustrate this unflinching look at war?s destructive nature and unforeseen consequences.

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subject_facet American poetry, Children's poetry, American, War poetry
title_display Why war is never a good idea
title_full Why war is never a good idea / Alice Walker ; illustrations by Stefano Vitale
title_short Why war is never a good idea