AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
I love a sunburnt country / A land of sweeping plains / Of ragged mountain ranges / Of droughts and flooding rains / I love her far horizons / I love her jewel-sea / Her beauty and her terror / The wide brown land for me / ~ Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968)


Thursday, April 12, 2012


Sign at Point Nepean, on the far end of the Mornington Peninsula, explaining a war machine that was once once sited there.

Metal war relics 
Can there be coherent love
Of killing machines

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Sallie ( said...

I for one wish they'd all disappear.

Grace said...

War doesn't ever make sense ~

Nice one ~

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

The answer to the question you pose is a resounding NO!

“Six Takes on ‘Coherent’”

CYNOSURE said...

that was a brilliant take on the prompt...loved it...excellent Haiku... :)

Sanjana said...

very different MMT said, respunding NO to war!! cheers!

Ramesh Sood said...

I have never understood the need for such machines.. as it may..we can only pray..

Chevrefeuille said...

What a strong haiku ... with a great message in it. All those killing machines have to demolished ... that's the way to peace.

Anonymous said...

No these and war do not makes sense ... Day 12 ~~ Coherent?



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