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Ode of the Terrorist

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Ode of the Terrorist

they lie still in the blood of the moment -
they are the innocent souls
begging to be avenged

in a quiet home
a little child is sleeping
mother strokes his back
  father plans a plot to kill
  another mother's children

justify the plan
a price for yesterday's wrongs -
everyone's God cries


Kimo-Tanka-Senryu

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  1. Date: 7/1/2013 10:16:00 PM
    A GOOD WINNING VERSE ................ GOODNIGHT *SKAT

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 2:18:00 PM
    Outstanding Craig. Congratulations on your win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 6/27/2013 7:14:00 PM
    so very true and a good blending! Congrad's Light & Love

  1. Date: 6/27/2013 6:54:00 PM
    Such a timely piece. I am so impressed with your talent. congrats. BG

  1. Date: 6/27/2013 4:14:00 PM
    Excellent, lots of truth in your words. Congrats. Rick

  1. Date: 6/27/2013 1:05:00 PM
    We should all be writing about these terrible happenings. Well said. Congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 6/9/2013 3:00:00 PM
    Is this for the contest? It is a winner. So heartbreaking.

  1. Date: 6/9/2013 9:15:00 AM
    So sad and so true..I always wonder what makes the terrorist a terrorist...and I never find an answer.All very powerful -the kimo,tanka and sentryu.

  1. Date: 6/8/2013 8:47:00 AM
    Beautiful work here! Kim

  1. Date: 6/7/2013 2:48:00 PM
    I hope you score really high with this one.

  1. Date: 6/7/2013 2:48:00 PM
    WOW< this is awesome stuff, Craig, and so sadly tells the tale. I just can't stand extremists and what they are doing to our world.

  1. Date: 6/7/2013 2:24:00 PM
    Hi Craig, lots of rain here, perhaps an ark will show up, deep thoughts above. Light & Love

  1. Date: 6/7/2013 11:32:00 AM
    Very disturbing and sad because it is true. I can't understand how the same heart is capable of these two extreams.

  1. Date: 6/6/2013 8:51:00 PM
    Very nice Craig!

  1. Date: 6/6/2013 4:14:00 PM
    Good one, Craig....I choose to defend against these perps as I intend....without my taxes paying for "gov't" intrusion of my civil rights under the constitution.. .Franklin said "those that would give up liberty for temporary safety, deserve neither liberty or safety" jimbo