Ke Andre Bell-Washington

War (A Senryu)

(October 24th 2012 - March 8th 2013) The time frame in which I was a member on poetry.com. A website that consisted of poets, demonic trolls, and out-and-proud prejudice bigots. I have revealed all of the good, bad, ugly, and inner beautiful in equal doses in both myself and others. Because I did t…






Massive oil profits
Stolen land and lives destroyed
Joy for the elite

To go deeper into the rabbit hole of warfare, check out the most controversial poem I have ever written; ''With Honor''

http://poetry.com/poems/514765-With-Honor

A Senryu is a Japenese form of short poetry similar to a haiku in terms of construction (5 syllables in the first line, 7 syllables in the second line, and 5 syllables in the third line). While haikus tend to be about nature and are usually serious, senryus are about human foibles and are usually cynical, sarcastic, and/or have dark humor.

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