child safe – a haiku

BorderWallChild

A mural in Tecate, Mexico, sits just beyond a border structure Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, seen from Tecate, Calif. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

who will keep them safe
defenseless children, orphaned
ransom for a wall

~kat

Well I can’t help but think the timely prompt words for Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Challenge were asking for this. How can I not write about the children. They are always on my mind, and will continue to be until they are reunited with their parents and we end this horrible nightmare.


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