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War on Terror, Page 2

Showers Expected

“Showers expected, but not of rain From a people not from here On a people from other places Who live wild lives …

Gaza – What Can We Do?

What can one do, so far away? We see the pictures in the papers, on the internet, on the television, baffled as …

Santa Gets a Letter from Iraq

  Santa got a letter, a letter that broke his heart, Asked him for peace, to end a war that Santa did …

Haikus for Iran

Haikus for the Iran protesters, forgotton in the West, that now has little to gain from the risks that they took.

Maud Gonne: Yeats Inspiration

The second verse refers to the Lady of the Sweetest Smile, the authors own Maud Gonne, though not of the military kind, …

Elegy for Neda Soltani

She died on video before my eyes… She just lay there dying She uttered not a cry It was all others around …

Guernica

They fled in terror as from the sky… Rained death, and wondered why And how the world to this had come As …

An Orchard Sown – A Prophecy Fulfilled

Soldiers came With guns, shouting Homes destroyed, children crying The future predicted, by vendors of hate For a hundred years Was shown …

God Called Me: “George!”

Bush: God told me to invade Iraq Ref: President ‘revealed reasons for war in private meeting’ By Rupert Cornwell 7 October 2005 …

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