Ft. Holabird Haiku
See the soldiers, row on row,
green leaves on trees —
Vietnam had soldiers too,
green boys in trees
whose limbs are now burnt black.
In the spring their leaves renew;
people’s roots bring
fresh life to scarred branches.
Mariann G. Wizard
Pacific Grove, CA, 1970
Posted Veterans Day, 2009 / The Rag Blog
Wizard Sez: “For a non-profit group to support this Veterans Day you may not know about yet, check out the Vietnam Agent Orange Relief & Responsibility Campaign. Help veterans here and civilians in Vietnam — including children — still suffering the aftereffects of US defoliation chemicals.”