Category Archives: war

The First

Gathered at the school, sitting outside, Pupils of all ages, their parents pride, Mothers, fathers, teachers, staff, Chatter, discomfort, even a laugh, Former students, dressed alike, all, In the same uniform worn after school, Some were in white, others green, … Continue reading

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Made In Syria

We woke to find the sun blotted out, A cocktail of sand and air floating about, Sky dirty yellow, coloring all outside, So familiar rules of nature were defied, It was hard to breathe, mouthfuls of dirt, Stinging eyes and … Continue reading

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Selling War

The reporters reported what they saw, The devastation, the innocents killed and more, The reporters reported everything…well no, There were rules, which they followed and so, Few if any images of the Hamas missiles firing, From hospitals, schools, hotels, clinics … Continue reading

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What If

What if you had not known that Al Qaeda terrorists with planes had crashed into the Twin Towers, WHAT? Would you have blamed the architects and builders for the deaths, collapsing buildings, the lot? What if you didn’t see or … Continue reading

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The Stench Of War

At times of hostility and war there is a lot that comes to mind, The awful sights, the sounds, the pain and human acts of kind, But has anyone considered the SMELL, is what dawned on me, Of all those … Continue reading

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