RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #99 Flag&Fallen

Time for Ron’s weekly haiku challenge…

Yes, I am in extremely sunny Finland (really!!) at the moment, but I have to try and keep up to date with as many challenges as I can! At the moment, I am back at the hotel, the kids are trying to go to sleep, Hubby Dearest has gone out for a swift half (or 5) with my brother, so I have time!

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Obviously, an apt prompt as it is Memorial Day in the USA…

Flag & Fallen

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Gone, But Not Forgotten

Today raise a flag
In honour of those soldiers
True fallen heroes
Protected flag and country
They’re gone but not forgotten

Ritu 2016

 

 

 

15 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. D. Wallace Peach
    May 31, 2016 @ 20:31:23

    Lovely poem, Ritu.

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  2. Erika Kind
    May 30, 2016 @ 20:51:58

    You made it a very honoring tribute, Sis! Beautiful! How long did it take you to get there from London?

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    • Ritu
      May 30, 2016 @ 20:58:45

      Thank you sis! πŸ™‚
      It was just under 3 hour flight. Should have taken a hour in the car to the airport, but traffic extended it to 2 and a half hours!
      From the Airport in Helsinki, around 25 minutes to the hotel, so not bad!!!

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  3. lorigreer
    May 30, 2016 @ 20:44:08

    Very good use of color, imagery and words.

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  4. Al Lane
    May 30, 2016 @ 20:44:00

    I love your dedication to this challenge, Ritu! Hope the sun keeps on shining in Finland πŸ™‚

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  5. Pinkpuff Clouds
    May 30, 2016 @ 20:28:02

    That was great! Please check out my blog! And if you like follow for a follow back:)

    Liked by 3 people

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