Food for Thought-Hiroshima Haiku Quintet



Light sound shadow falls
Falling ash covers my soul
Ground zero burns me

Screams fall from the air
Skin hangs from our bodies too
Red clouds never go away

Plane drops small black bomb
Time stops on Earth and above
Mourning noon and night

Love still walks about
Bandages wrap our new pain
Have you seen my home

War comes home today
I cannot fight the red sky
Glory dreams die hard

-Richard Bryant