(originally published in Daily Haiku, Dec 21, 2013)

6 Responses

  1. Jim Delay Says:

    Yes. Thank you.

  2. Magyar Says:

    The stone rows; as children ponder death; free minds.
    __They are, because of them… so well said within your words, Sally. _m

  3. Marilyn Hazelton Says:

    Yes. The soldiers themselves are children. And children are casualties of war as well.

  4. Alan Summers Says:

    The entanglement of words running into each other only serves to raise the horror and poignancy of children used in war as one kind of victim or another.

    Strong work.

    kindest regards,


  5. Peter Newton Says:

    the oblivion of children

    as contrasted to the oblivion of the soldiers gone

    a poem of contrasts, life/death, play/rest, innocence/guilt?

  6. seaviewwarrenpoint Says:

    Very powerful.


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