Tag Archives: War

#393 – 3 Haiku

3 Haiku   have we had enough? is it not a world war when the world is threatened?      sky in pieces; no haven from the crushing black gravity of hate     way below the base of humanity … Continue reading

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#335 of 365 – 1 Haiku

1 Haiku   sharp and final blade kneeling on the precipice of an end to pain    

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#325 of 365 – “weary”

 “weary”   I am where I am today out back behind my thoughts collapsed inside a respite from this world’s dark juggernauts I am tired, they rush over me and flatten my resolve make me question our ability to learn … Continue reading

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#311 of 365 – “bitters in the water”

  “bitters in the water”   snakes in the pedigree bitters in the water fire in the underbrush sins upon the daughters scratches in the heavens light turned to coal rocks inside of fading prayers and blood on our souls … Continue reading

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#310 of 365 – “thirst in the mountains”

“thirst in the mountains”   clear from the filter I have an easy glass of water stepping over drops that have landed on the floor I couldn’t watch the children dying of thirst in the mountains anymore  

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#294 of 365 – 5 Haiku

5 Haiku     such tiny steps, he discovers what we just don’t notice anymore       his little legs dragged through his exploring; his hand in his big sister’s       I can’t see beyond hatred’s viscera … Continue reading

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#288 of 365 – “planes and bodies”

”planes and bodies”   butterfly breezes flutter in the trees planes and bodies pepper fields like disease the nectar of moonlight pours darkness away while families fall dead beneath hatred’s decay    

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#280 of 365 – 2 Haiku

2 Haiku   skies spoiled with fear by trails scratched in vengeance; no one safe from missiles   so many fallen guerilla warfare; terror streets of Chicago    

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#248 of 365 – “carnage”

“carnage” (child soldiers)     children no more with guns do they play but kill according to orders   no God in the carnage their lives have become no more are they sons or daughters  

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#247 of 365 – “rows of white”

“rows of white”     red water bleeding sands broken bodies chewed up hands   rows of white left for the living so quiet, the awe and grief unforgiving  

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