Haiku–Memorial Day

Old rich men sending
young people to die in war.
It’s always been so.

To preserve freedom
Americans pay the price:
illusion foisted.

Honor the people
who fight and die forever,
not the politics.



About Jim Stewart

Writer at Butt in Chair
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5 Responses to Haiku–Memorial Day

  1. john allen says:

    Thanks…good thoughts…and only a few appreciate it today

  2. cindy knoke says:

    Thank you. So important~

  3. We watched The Longest Day last night. Very moving.

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