February Haiku Challenge – 21


Mothers to Children,
Fathers to their families
Soldiers to Country;

Sacrificing all,
including life, if required,
for another’s need.

War In Iraq  .. 5 US soldiers killed in Baghda...

Written for The Haiku Challenge 2012 – Day 21 – February 21st – Theme: Dedication

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10 responses to “February Haiku Challenge – 21

  1. I really like the idea that we are all heros. Well written and made me feel hopeful on a dreary day. Thanks.

  2. Salute to the heroes! Beautiful haiku !

    Implicit Dedication

  3. Absolutely the best dedication!! Our military dedicate their lives for our freedoms … as well as their families. Thank you for choosing this direction for your prompt!!
    Here is my Day 21.

  4. This one’s a keeper, Mark.

  5. This is so true! Beautiful! And a great reminder to honor our heroes!

  6. A great reminder for us regarding all those who serve our needs and those who protect us as well. Thank you.

  7. Beautiful Mark…I like how you hit all these aspects of dedication in just a few lines ~

    Great to see you shining in this form ~

  8. A poignant reminder…wonderful haiku, reads so well

  9. Yeah, this is true dedication!

  10. thoughtful.. salute to the heroes.. Thanks for blessing this..

Some of what I write is true, some is fiction; most is merely possibility.

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