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Battle of Midway

Pacific Island
upon the living room wall
silent faces cry.

© Harry J Horsman  2010

Copyright © | Year Posted 2010




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Date: 4/7/2013 9:34:00 AM
Harry just doing a little trawling and found this wonderous gem..great image....David
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Date: 12/18/2012 11:17:00 AM
Reading some of your poems are different from the first times I read your poems. The haiku is a classic like the ship. image is sad... xox~pd
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Date: 9/30/2010 2:52:00 PM
I just had to comment on this piece again Harry. It's incredibly moving. I have written a few war pieces also. It's a subject I enjoyed reading about when I was a boy >> James
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Date: 9/11/2010 6:47:00 PM
Picture perfect memory ... art does that to the heart. Great!
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Date: 8/13/2010 2:01:00 AM
This sure is a very moving haiku, Harry-- so much emotion in these lines, both mentioned and implied-- congrats on your win with this piece & thanks for also dropping by my blog :) I replied to your post over there btw ;) keep writing! -- nikko :)
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Date: 8/11/2010 12:28:00 PM
So much captured in just three lines. Congratulations on your win in Rick's contest. Enjoy your honor. Thank you for your kind comment. Karen
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Date: 8/9/2010 11:09:00 AM
Haunting and subtle. Good. Congratulations. Regards, Gerad
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Date: 8/9/2010 6:55:00 AM
Congratulations Harry on your win in ^Rick Parise's contest "Silence Is Golden". Love, Carol
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Date: 8/8/2010 11:25:00 PM
Good Morning Harry, how are you. Stopping by to read your Haiku. The image looks nice but the memory sounds painful, enjoyed,..p.d.
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Date: 8/7/2010 9:51:00 PM
Congratulations, Harry. It is wonderful.
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Date: 8/6/2010 7:43:00 AM
congrats on your win Harry
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Date: 8/5/2010 6:02:00 PM
congrats! enjoyed!
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Date: 8/5/2010 5:00:00 PM
Congrats on this well deserved win, harry
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Date: 8/5/2010 3:23:00 PM
This is so different..I love it..very creative.Congrats on your win. BG
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Date: 8/5/2010 2:15:00 PM
You have summed up one hell of a battle in this striking Haiku Harry. Many congratulations on your win in Rick's fine contest >> James
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Date: 8/5/2010 1:08:00 PM
Congratulations on your win with this very moving senryu/haiku Harry. What an emotional punch it has! Aloha, Connie
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Date: 8/5/2010 11:38:00 AM
Congrats Harry on your winning poem in Rick's contest with your wonderful words of Haiku.. very expressive and now enjoy another victorious moment .. thankxxx for your excellent comment on my blog..it made my entire day luv..
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Date: 8/4/2010 6:03:00 PM
yes Andrea, our ancestors, this picture was seen by me, many years ago, on a family friends wall, they had relatives in Canada, who fought with an american unit over there. Harry
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Date: 8/4/2010 5:58:00 PM
oh gosh, are those the ancestors who died in the war? This is very well done haiku, harry! LUv, Andrea
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Date: 8/4/2010 9:01:00 AM
You must have quite a picture on your living room wall, Harry. Wish I could see it. Very moving poem. Wishing you the best always! Love, Carolyn
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Date: 8/3/2010 7:06:00 PM
A unique way to express your thought in haiku, harry
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