Haiku Heights

Some say sacred ground,
where ten thousand spilled their blood—
profane, say the wise.

© 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
More September Heights: “Battlefield”

Posted on September 28, 2012, in Haiku Heights, senryu, September Heights and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 14 Comments.

  1. Battles are termed as sacred, but are they really?

  2. This was wonderful. It should be engraved on all war momuments

  3. Nicely quipped, clipped, cooked, and served!

  4. What a wise words … blood shed for religion can’t be what the gods want.

  5. Well said, MMT, well said.

  6. I agree, very well said.

  7. Yes, depends on who one listens to. Nicely MMT!


  8. I do sometimes wonder why when blood is involved, and the way it is in battlefield, they then call it sacred.

  9. It’s all a matter of perspective, isn’t it?

  10. wise thought and wise words… well written..

  11. Fantastic! The various meanings of profane really drive home the meaning.

  12. Indeed, sadly the wise don’t rule the world.

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