Michael Shepherd

Rookie (8.4.1929 / Marton, Lancashire)

Trench Warfare Haiku

Poem by Michael Shepherd

kick aside that rat as you charge
that's busy on the face
of your dead mate whom you've no time to bury


Comments about Trench Warfare Haiku by Michael Shepherd

  • Colleen Courtney (4/29/2014 9:16:00 AM)

    So sad! War is so devestating!(Report)Reply

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  • Rev. Dr. A. Jacob Hassler (11/16/2005 8:50:00 AM)

    not exactly traditional haiku style, but i love the subject matter! it's a morbid and interesting perspective on WWI.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 15, 2005