Posts Tagged ‘soldier’

Who Protects Vets? Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

November 10, 2014

He protected us/
and wrecked his life. Who of us/
will now protect him?

OR

They protected us/
and wrecked their lives. Who of us/
will lift and help them?

Veterans’ Hats: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

July 10, 2014

I love that veterans/
wear hats, so I know who to/
thank for my freedoms.

Who Fights For Me: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

March 3, 2013

Freedom folk: you were/
Grandpas’ and Dad’s age. Now, you’re/
my kids’ years. Still, thanks!
Or
Freedom folk: you were/
Grandpas’ and Dad’s age, then mine./
Now, you’re my kids’ years.

What Is Amazing: Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

June 19, 2012

A friend, relative and active-duty soldier “in country” commented on my 2500th poem posting with “That’s amazing Dave!” This is my response, with gratitude, to him.

Amazing? Not so./
Folks put their lives on the line./
That’s what’s amazing.