Is There a War in the Offing?

The voices are loud The drums are beating Is there a war in the offing? No one listens anymore As everyone is talking glibly Not even pausing to think Everyone is so damn sure In the truth they believe No one listens anymore To their own heartbeat Days are passing The voices are loud The … Continue reading Is There a War in the Offing?

Gulf War

Nights of Baghdad are heralded In far, distant Mesopotamia By strange reflections In the Tigris and Euphrates. There silence dies A thousand times every night; Yet silence reigns A thousand throats. Deserted streets And inhabited deserts Are interesting too; The mirage is now A silhouette in the sky. Words of peace Unwritten in ink or … Continue reading Gulf War