Tag Archives: War

Alignment

A body sore With time at war A mind ahead unseen A soul torn Like the earth born Alignment in between Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved.

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Aftermath of Peace

Ripped and abandoned Lay the drums of war, Beating hearts sounded At the dawn of peace, Peace sewed tight land That war once tore, Hearts on the mend As the fires cease, Reverberations felt To the Earth’s core, Giving inhabitants … Continue reading

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The Myth of Peace – A Tanka

Attainment of peace Echoes in the emptiness Of stomachs of war. Ever-present gluttony Talks of peace in terms of war. Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved. Note: Prayers for the people of Syria. In an inverse relationship, as we … Continue reading

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A Legacy of Peace – A Terza Rima Sonnet

Oh ye sapient beings of legacies, Architects of sky scrapers, nuclear bombs, Phantoms hiding in facades of embassies. Know your calls to war summon the death of psalms, Heritage stained by a lexicon untrue, Callous, your gift of creating pain … Continue reading

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Gather Your Hopes

Gather your hopes and bring your gun. A war is waging ‘neath the sun Betwixt rivals of wrong and wrong. Triggers in leash, it won’t be long ’Til we summon Armageddon. On lands, people, ideals we shun, Using munitions by … Continue reading

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Tough Realities in Simple Senryu

the epitome of life is death, things intact, I could not cherish ♥ the breast brings life, milk to newborns and death, cancer to women old, young ♥ fresh fruit is passed for cheap, high-fructose corn syrup for lack of … Continue reading

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The Last Descent

Note: Brilliant Lilith at Because We’re Poets gave us Short Story Prompt #6 #: to write a short story to the music in the video below. He ran up the stone stairs, scaling them two by two. The sword, hanging from the sheath on his waist, … Continue reading

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