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Senryu War Poems | Senryu Poems About War

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Enemy at the Gates

sent to the slaughter
caught between levels of hell...
neither one he chose

he lay amidst death
destiny arrived on time
alive…it chose him
~*~

12/28/11
For "Senryu Movie Scene" Contest 
*7th Place


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New World

a world forsaken
warring factions ne'er at peace...
a new horizon.


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Hunger Games -Tracker Jackers

fire rages through woods
katniss injured, climbs tree top…
a plan to survive  

mutant killer wasp
tracker jackers’ nest above…
entertaining games

poisonous stings ooze
with green puss and intense pain…
triumph applauded

Copyright © 2012 By Caryl S. Muzzey

Note:
Hunger Games is not a movie yet but an extraordinary series of books.
I can’t wait to see the movie!


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Contemporary Haiku

"Contemporary Haiku" by Catie Lindsey:

children play and scream
in a world at war ~
school bell rings


in a war-torn town
where a child screams for his mom. . . 
a school bell rings

(I've removed this revision for Catie from the contest and am using the tanka above it on my poetry page!)




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Where Eagles Dare-Where Eagles Dare

where Eagles dare
the golden horizon seen...
man weary from war.

where Eagles dare
humanity in conflict...
such is intellect.

where Eagles dare
per ardua ad astra...
folly of mankind.  


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Memorial Day

worn headstone place a flag in honor memorial day


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Dark Light

                    War is a dark light
                we fight for others to live
                     ignited by words


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Mind Game

heavy confused dreams
filled my night with restlessness
subconsciously awake

endlessly the mind wonders
every thought held as captive
unrelenting fear

the mind takes over
grandmaster of illusion
and I the pawn of the game

a mental torture
I mount my attack, countered
I awake, checkmate


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' Lord Alfred Tennyson ...' (Classical-Tribute) 62nd Senryu

‘ Lord Alfred Tennyson … ’ (Classical-Tribute)  62nd  Senryu



       Tennyson Thundered
‘ The Charge Of The Light Brigade ’
      Salutes … Six-Hundred


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World War II 'senryu x3'

~*~ ~~*~~ WORLD WAR TWO HITS US JAPAN GERMANY BOTH STRIKE WE KICK THEIR ASSES ~*~ CARPET BOMB EUROPE NAZIS FIRST JAPAN IS NEXT TWO ATOMIC BOMBS ~*~ NINETEEN FORTY FIVE HITLER COMMITS SUICIDE JAPANESE GIVE UP ~~*~~ ~*~


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Aftermath

The cannons have grown silent
Were they stilled by death
Or was I


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Sacrificed Blood

Drifting down slowly
Painful, sad but tender warm
The sacrificed blood. 


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Planted

democracy’s seed
oblivious public freed…
for our flag they bleed



By Robb A. Kopp
© Nov.13.2012


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Armageddon Forthcoming

New Islamic state,
Obama betrays allies;
Israel's alone!


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Underbrush

prevent useless hurt
military skill assert….
under brush and loose dirt



 Robb A. Kopp
© Nov.13.2012


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War Time Senryu

Cloud of discontent
hangs over innocent child...
lucky are those dead.

© Harry J Horsman 2012 


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Vs ISLAM


"Peace will come when Arabs and Muslims love their children
   more than they hate us."
                                                     Golda Meir

we take sides to fight politics and religion pray or become prey hate poisons the mind arrogance is ignorance divided we fall American heads roll in the name of Allah Islam bleeds and burns Al-Quida is dead Bin Laden swims with fishes Isis you’re next ka-BOOM religion of hate call to prayer is call of war jihad must be stopped with love in your heart without a gun in your hand Heaven smiles on Earth
When a country is rebellious it has many rulers but a man of understanding and knowledge maintains order PROVERBS 28:2 A scoundrel and villain who plots evil with deceit in his heart he always stirs up dissension, therefore, disaster will over take him in an instant PROVERBS 6:12,14-15 Death and destruction are never satisfied and neither are the eyes of man PROVERBS 27:20 They will eat the fruit of their ways and be filled with the fruit of their schemes PROVERBS 1:31 The righteous one takes note at the house of the wicked and brings the wicked to ruin PROVERBS 21:12 Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrong PROVERBS 10:12 "pray or become prey" Homophone "arrogance is ignorance" Simile "Islam bleeds and burns" Alliteration "Bin Laden swims with fishes" Metaphor "Isis your next ka-Boom" Imagery "call to prayer is call of war" Juxtaposition "Heaven Smiles on Earth" Personification


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Few

few will understand
a surgeon’s eye and skilled hand…
protect our homeland

Robb A. Kopp
© Nov.13.2012


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Colors of Fall

On fallen they tread…
Explosions yellow and red
Fighters overhead

Robb A. Kopp
© Nov.13.2012


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Fly

deadly bullets fly
selfless patriots aim high…
mourning loved ones cry

Robb A. Kopp
© Nov.13.2012


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Belligerence

It’s just a simple argument or normal misunderstanding yet lives and properties are destroyed


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home sweet turmoil

troops are returning
to a country in turmoil
with its debt ceiling


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Sickle

reaper’s sickle flies…
far above battlefield cries
scorched and bleeding skies

By Robb A. Kopp


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War and Peace

Soldier on parole
Didn’t listen wife's gay songs
Sharpening the sword,


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Smiles and Frowns

                                                     a baby's laughter
                                               joyful and spontaneous 
                                                 always brings a smile


                                                  the state of our world 
                                             so much hatred, so much war
                                                brings tears and a frown


8/17/2012
for Michael J Falotico's 
"What Makes You Smile, What Makes
You Frown" contest


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Returned

valiant token...
returning sons broken 
orders were spoken

By Robb A. Kopp


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Sons

America’s Sons…
graves marked by helmets and guns
through bullets he runs

Robb A. Kopp
© Nov.13.2012


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stands for

for us all she stands
flag presented to trembling hands…
shallow graves in foreign lands


Robb A. Kopp
© Nov.13.2012


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1963

Sixty-three;
a man fires
and the world is changed for
ever; blood-stained,
at war.
Cursed.


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streaming

constant ringing ears
invading colonnade nears…
homeless streaming tears

Robb A. Kopp
© Nov.13.2012