Tag Archives: war

“spring snow”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1675 Troiku Month (4) spring snow “Today I have chosen a haiku by a modern haiku poet. I never had heard from him, but he has written wonderful haiku, but also haiku inspired on war. In … Continue reading

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Do Not Waste Time

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  Turn! Turn! Turn!  (posted by Lillian) “For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to … Continue reading

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Unlike Minded

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #42 While vivid color and appearance is similar, minds and hearts are not. One mind races with plots and bloody hand -prints to the apex–dominant, dictator, conqueror–with shrunken heart. The other mind clearly sees people … Continue reading

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Lessons From History

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday:  “Peace Memorial” (Hiroshima Day)     (posted by Frank) That’s right! Today marks the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. And the city of Hiroshima will once again hold its annual Hiroshima … Continue reading

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Lace-Curtain

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 25 Pick an intriguing and/or seldom used word, make it the title of your poem, and then write your poem. In windows she hangs lace curtains, tries to fit in. … Continue reading

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Love Cut Short

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 17 Two-for-Tuesday – Write a love/anti-love poem. She was the only true love of his life, never a question–they belonged together. In their youth, she was sure she’d become his … Continue reading

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Keep On

Written for:  Hedgewitch Flash 55 Blog Get out there kids, put a lid on the NRA, say, no more war in our schools, no more pools of blood where young lives are cut short. Abort racism, bullying, sexual harassment, classism, … Continue reading

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Just Shoes

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Shoes  (posted by Susan) “If the shoe doesn’t fit, must we change the foot?” ― Gloria Steinem In a moldering area of marl, a ghostly plaintive cry of men echoes in emptiness, in desperation. All … Continue reading

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Lesson of War

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #325 Words:  clear, fury, mission, pay, test, war, taunting, body, lesson, dirt, slide, disbelief Lesson of war–there will be bodies lying in dirt, with buddies looking on in disbelief, grief of this mission. Fury … Continue reading

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No More Blood

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~War and Peace

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