Category Archives: Pearl Harbor

Cold

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lullaby gone cold—
in the watery silence
weary sailors home

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Visitors at the USS Arizona Memorial at World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Weary” here
 
More PicStory photos with the theme “Wasser” here
 
More Haiku Heights with the theme “Lullaby” here
 
More Monday Poetry Train Revisited #135 here
 
More Watery Wednesday photos here
 
More SkyWatch Friday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here
 
More Himmelsk photos here

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Silence

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this watery home,
place of eternal silence—
no sailors whisper

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: A portion of the sunken USS Arizona at World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
 
More One Single Impression poems with the theme “Silence” here
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Home” here
 
More Haiku Heights with the theme “Whisper” here
 
More Monday Poetry Train Revisited #134 here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Watery Wednesday photos here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here
 

Fortitude

USS Arizona
 

infamous attack—
nation braced itself for war—
courage saw it through

 
© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: USS Arizona Memorial, WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Fortitude” here
 
More Watery Wednesday photos here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here

Spirits

USS Arizona
 

memories endure—
sometimes bitter, sometimes sweet—
these voiceless spirits

 
© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: USS Arizona Memorial, WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
 
More We Write Poems with the theme “Sometimes, Something, Surprising” here
 
More One Single Impression poems with the theme “Endure” here
 
More Sunday Scribblings with the theme “Sweet” here
 
More Watery Wednesday photos here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here