Haikumania War Crimes Project follows Ty Hadman from the Vietnam battle-zone to some leave in Japan with "Ten Days of R&R in Japan" presented in eight haiku. - Paul Conneally
TEN DAYS OF R&R IN JAPAN
En route to Japan;
She knows no English,
One of about 20 girls who waited patiently for over 2 hours for me to finish my zazen meditation.
As I sit in a full-lotus,
The Zen master's
This is the same Zen temple as described in Yukio Mishima's world famous novel, The Temple of the Golden Pavillion.
New Year's Eve
Arms filled with gifts:
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