November 11: Veterans Day

in the middle
of the war news —
cats fight

 

he’s back
without his leg —
long-stemmed roses

 

the death toll —
more weeds than ever
this year

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6 thoughts on “November 11: Veterans Day

    • LOL, Sully, usually I think it’s the haiku having a salutary effect on my prose (keeping me from running over at the mouth as much as usual) rather than the other way around. But maybe you’re right and it goes both ways. Have to think about that …

  1. These are so moving, wrenching, beautiful, sorrowful….I can’t say how much they do for my heart and soul! I’m literally brimming with tears and extreme admiration!!! (and I am not usually one for extra exclamation points)

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