Frank Dullaghan – Gaza Haiku

Gaza Haiku


who sees
the sunlight that falls
after the bombs?

the little you have –
how can you bring it back
with your home blown open?

your home
will not be your home –
they come with their guns

a child
with her brains spilled –
still the bombs fall

a knock on the door –
you leave everything behind
go with your life


Frank Dullaghan lives in Dubai. He has an MA Distinction in Writing from the University of South Wales. His 3rd collection of poetry – The Same Roads Back – will be launched by Cinnamon Press at the Poetry Cafe, London, on 29th October 2014.

One thought on “Frank Dullaghan – Gaza Haiku

  1. Excellent work. The Haiku form lends itself well to expression of high emotion provided that you can hold it tight. this poem does exactly that.

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