Posts Tagged ‘Anti-War Poem’

“‘Nobody is winning’ Afghan war, admits McChrystal” (Matsuo Basho)

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

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………………..summer grasses
………………..all that remains
………………..of soldier’s dreams

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Headlines:

“‘Nobody is winning’ Afghan war, admits McChrystal” (NZ Herald)

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Classical Japanese haiku by Basho, translated by Dick Whyte. Read more classical Japanese translations.

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“Most US citizens oppose Afghan war” (Bill Waters)

Friday, August 20th, 2010

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“I’ll be the soldier
and you be the terrorist”
two children playing

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Headlines:

“Most US citizens oppose Afghan war” (Press TV)

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Poem by Bill Waters (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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