Jayatissa Liyanage

Gold Star - 35,654 Points (21st June / Walasmulla, Sri Lanka)

Every War Fought.......... - Poem by Jayatissa Liyanage

First, within people
Then, under cover
Lastly, in the open
Winning and losing, simultaneously!

Topic(s) of this poem: war

Form: Haiku

Comments about Every War Fought.......... by Jayatissa Liyanage

  • (11/18/2017 7:13:00 PM)

    That's the truth distilled into a few small lines. (Report) Reply

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  • Savita Tyagi (8/9/2017 3:40:00 PM)

    Very profound. All about war is said in so few words. Thanks for letting me know. (Report) Reply

  • Tom Allport (6/15/2017 1:06:00 PM)

    a truthful poem of war that never changes.....people die people cry o why o why? ...........well writen (Report) Reply

    Jayatissa K. Liyanage (6/15/2017 9:07:00 PM)

    Thank you Tom, for your comment.

  • Uma Ram (3/14/2016 3:38:00 AM)

    Very true sir...wars not only in fields but inside everyone... (Report) Reply

  • Navod Dilhara (2/29/2016 10:02:00 PM)

    You have that peculiar rhythm always with you. Great poem. (Report) Reply

  • Kewayne Wadley (12/24/2015 7:47:00 AM)

    Wisely crafted!
    Truly one whom speaks volumes.
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    Jayatissa K. Liyanage (12/24/2015 8:21:00 AM)

    Thank you KW.

  • Bri Edwards (4/30/2015 2:45:00 PM)

    winning AND losing.............this IS something to think about. AND i just now noticed the use of loosing rather than losing. i've seen this error before, and i think i've made it myself at times! ! ! i know; it's hard to believe i would make an error! ! !

    bri :) :) :)
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    Jayatissa K. Liyanage (4/30/2015 11:30:00 PM)

    Thanks very much Bri for showing the typos.

  • Bri Edwards (4/30/2015 2:42:00 PM)

    i wish people who have 'wars within' (themselves) would just kill THEMSELVES. they should save others the trouble. .....................BUT............WAIT! What about us good guys aka the U.S. and India [oops! Sri Lanka i meant] et al? ? i'm, of course, only thinking about the other side aka the bad ones aka the ones with different views of their world! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
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    actually, since PH says you don't allow messages to be sent to you, i am being tricky and leaving two (2) messages here, under my poem comment!

    1- which person is you in ‘your’ PH photo? the young guy or the old guy? ha ha

    2. and here is my response to the poem comment you recently left me:

    your comment:

    Date & Time: 4/26/2015 11: 52: 00 PM

    Poem: 42092923 - Mrs. Toad Meets Mr. Toad …. [toad Creation; Courtship; Humor; Short Enough]
    Member: Jayatissa K. Liyanage
    Comment: Hi Bri, This is interesting. Its a mix of both science and poetry in a gentle way. I like it. Thanks for sharing.

    Jayatissa, i'm not always gentle in my poems. life just isn't that way. but, yes, Mr. and Mrs. Toad did not do combat, but just a little talking and spreading of their separate elements. I'm glad you enjoyed it.
    bri :)
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  • Uma Ram (4/20/2015 9:50:00 AM)

    Beautiful and crisp sir. thanks for sharing sir. (Report) Reply

  • (4/10/2015 7:55:00 AM)

    Struggles within and without people are always continuing no matter what. Short, direct and to the point! Good message! Thank you. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

  • (3/30/2015 2:56:00 AM)

    The war within...and the war without...struggle occupies every frame of being....A great poem...A 10. (Report) Reply

    Jayatissa K. Liyanage (3/30/2015 3:54:00 AM)

    Thank you MJ. Cheers!

  • Jahooru Islam (3/26/2015 1:52:00 PM)

    every war fought is nice picture of wars & results good job....it gets 10 from me! ! (Report) Reply

    Jayatissa K. Liyanage (3/26/2015 10:07:00 PM)

    Thank you JI. Cheers!

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Poem Edited: Thursday, April 30, 2015

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