Monday, November 30, 2015

A Forward Observer Writes Haiku No. 1

The 'King of Battle'!
Genuflect to indirect
fires overhead!

Friday, November 27, 2015

Three Cups of Chai-ku No. 3

No one here can lead
this endless talk of action.
“Que shura, shura.”

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Three Cups of Chai-ku No. 2

We build our nations
one tea party at a time.
They serve, we protect.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Three Cups of Chai-ku No. 1

I had hoped, I guess,
for something more like Starbucks,
not yellow water.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Buy the Book & Get the Kindle e-book FREE!

Thanks to everyone who has already purchased the $9.99 print edition of "Welcome to FOB Haiku: War Poems from Inside the Wire" by Randy Brown and Charlie Sherpa. We're pleased to announce that, through the Kindle MatchBook program, print-purchasers will also be able to receive a Kindle copy of the title for FREE!

We also hope that you've been amused by our PowerPoint-like photographic slides featured at and on our book's Facebook page, which offer some samples of the haiku in the book. Feel free to like and share! More are on the way!

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Welcome to FOB Haiku No. 3

You’d think the poo pond
would attract more mortar rounds,
but they can’t hit sh--.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Welcome to FOB Haiku No. 2

Lush desert gardens
won’t promote democracy
beyond our own walls.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Welcome to FOB Haiku No. 1

All that we do here
supports the Warfighter, and
Tuesday's Salsa Night.