Lou J. Klaiber

OH VIETNAM!

There is no way
to say
goodbye
to you.

Mighty Mekong,
… mountains and mist,
valleys of green,

… plains of reeds.

Vietnam,
alive
within monsoon time,
and soldiers dreaming
their lives away,

day to day.

The Dog barks!

The Cat sleeps!

The Sun is going
down.