Basra Poem

Discussion in 'Poetry Corner' started by call_me_jack, Nov 8, 2006.

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  1. The following poem was posted in the best poems thread, was just wondering if anybody knew the story behind it and where it came from.
     
  2. Thanks, I thought it was based on that song (already familiar with it and the story of Sgt. Willets) just wondering where this variant came from and if there is another story behind it specific to Iraq.