Posts Tagged ‘Soldiers’

“Wounded British Soldier Loses Fight for Life” (Paul Smith)

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

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………………..Afghan conflict—
………………..is there anywhere the leaves
………………..don’t fall in Autumn

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Headlines:

“Wounded British Soldier Loses Fight for Life” (Yahoo News)

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This poem was submitted by Paul Smith (see poet biographies). See more Paul Smith on Haiku News.

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“China Shows its Muscle on 60th Anniversary” (Chen-ou Liu)

Monday, October 12th, 2009

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warplanes
above choreographed cheers
the soldiers march

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Headlines:

“China Shows its Muscle on 60th Anniversary” (Toronto Star)

“The Only Thing Missing From China’s 60th was the Public” (The Mirror)

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies).

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“Obama Adds Troops, but Maps Exit Plan” (Bill Kenney)

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

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troop buildup
the mountains know
no timeline

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Headlines:

“Obama Adds Troops, but Maps Exit Plan” (New York Times)

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

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