sad, John...read of a bomb scare in UK; didn't read of bombed houses morning chillawakened by the tremors of a shivering earth Indo-Pak earthquake (rather than Indo-Pak war) this morning leaving tremors in Delhi as well...no casualities....wishes
Just enough ambiguity whether the flute is literal or metaphorical.This avoids sentimentality and melodrama. Most effective.
A melancholic post, John...
the book i'm reading now has an a after war theme; your haiku is pertinent---much love---
Deeply felt, John.Sincerly, _m