9/11 Extended #Haiku

A Not-so Distant Memory

Chaotic bustle.
Confused as I watch TV.
Classmates are upset.

News stations haywire.
Teachers comforting children.
Students want to leave.

Hard to concentrate.
How do teachers explain this
complex sad event?

Seventeen years passed,
Building incredible dreams
Risen from ashes.

Conspiracies formed.
Forgiveness is difficult.
Searching for answers.

There’s no consensus.
Remember those we have lost.
Honor their short lives.

Sun Tzu wisely said
Understand our enemy
No prolonged warfare.

Build your opponent
a golden bridge to retreat.
Is that possible?

Don’t bully the innocent.
Can we achieve peace?

sea flight bird flying
Photo by Gratisography on Pexels.com


4 thoughts on “9/11 Extended #Haiku

  1. My partner and I absolutely love your blog and find many of your post’s to be exactly I’m looking for.
    Do you offer guest writers to write content in your case?
    I wouldn’t mind composing a post or elaborating on a lot of the subjects you write with regards
    to here. Again, awesome web site!

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.