Posts Tagged: Jill McDonough

Solmaz Sharif

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Solmaz Sharif


Solmaz Sharif discusses her new collection Look, the difference between nearness and similarity, and the level of ownership we have over stories. ...more

National Poetry Month Day 21: “War With Computers” by Jill McDonough


War with Computers

“We don’t make war with computers.”
—Captain Kirk in Star Trek, “A Taste of Armageddon,” 1966

Now we hover at 5000 feet. It’s not a fair
fight, but IEDs aren’t fair, either. We watch day and night.
We don’t make war with computers, though; we’re not there

yet, are we?