War haiku
sky

War Wounded

all these years later
father wakes us
with his screams..

Doris Pearson
in reference to vietnam war syndrome

Unique chaussure
A l'entrée de la chambre
Retour de guerre

Louis Raoul, France

chopping firewood at his cabin on lake superior, michael says, "two years a medic. survived tet. survived heroin. survived my memories. last week the doc said my cancer's terminal. says it's a type common to vets exposed to agent orange. i'll be damned if uncle sam didn't kill me in the long run."

lands end
my dying friend tells me
where to scatter his ashes

Ed Markowski