About The Pacific

The Pacific is a site for political satire, primarily poetic, as well as sincere prose on matters of politics, literature and religion. Issues of foreign policy and nonviolent conflict resolution are a specialty. All published work on this site is by John Kaufman, unless otherwise indicated.

Kaufman is a poet and award-winning freelance writer based in Wisconsin. Kaufman’s work has appeared in The Progressive, Milwaukee Magazine, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Capital Times, Long Island Quarterly, Kentucky Poetry Review, Education Week, and elsewhere.