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Poems about war in general and US war on terrorism in particular.
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FEEDING OF TERROR: a kyoka
FEEDING OF TERROR: a kyoka

[George Bush launched a 'war on terrorism' that had just the opposite effect]



Post Nine Eleven,
GB vowed to kill terror.
He bombed Afghan soil
Then he blazed the Iraq oil.
The terror grew even more.




' Written as a Kyoka, which is a five line Japanese poem in 5-7-5-7-7 syllable format. The term Kyoka literally means "crazy poem". It can be compared to a limerick. As described by Bianca in "Poetry Forms, the Kyoka is used to make fun of politicians or leaders or certain events.


M C Gupta
13 September 2005
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