Christmas Truce, 1914

Ceasefire, Christmas 1914 Haiku

mud and blood mixed
likewise friend and foe
what a match, 1914

note :

For anybody interested in the subject of the Christmas Day Truce of 1914, and the match played in No Man’s Land,
then check out the Archive section of this site.
There is also a section dedicated to Haiku’s on the subject, which can be accessed from the Archive page, or from this following link :


where you can add your own Haiku

Listen out to a radio article on this subject, being aired tomorrow on BBC Radio Good Morning Wales news show, to commemorate the 90th Anniversary of the Christmas Truce.

Football Poets have been invited to appear on the show. However, at the time of writing, it’s not clear as to whether our representatives can be reached in time to contribute.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/news/2004/12/10/christmas-truce-1914/