Jane Dougherty’s nonet challenge, includes my attempt, but there are some brilliant, vivid poems here. Most of the poems are about war and remembrance.
The challenge running through last week was on the theme of war and remembrance. Who could have known that there would have been another layer of horror to add to the unbearably monstrous pile we’ve already accumulated in our role as most intelligent, civilized and advanced species on the planet?
There was, as usual, a wealth of poetry inspired by this most emotive theme. Here are the nonets.
First was Ben Naga—couldn’t agree more.
Next, Peter Bouchier’s poem,
so that you may
bloom like a poppy
the battlefield is wide
there is room…
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