Recently, some very disturbing news has been flashing across our various screens about happenings in Gaza. We watch and listen and read, our minds not fully processing what's actually happening, even though there is no shortage of "expert analysis" from every possible corner. Here are three poems from our Weekend Poem archives that describe war in very personal and impactful ways.
When you travel, A new silence Goes with you, And if you listen, You will hear What your heart would Love to say.
The moment when, after many years of hard work and a long voyage you stand in the centre of your room, house, half-acre, square mile, island, country, knowing at last how you got there, and say, I own this,