Haiku Movie Review – The Best Years of Our Lives

I wish they would make

more like this

once in a while


without scorn

about universal things

that matter

Okay technically it’s not Haiku – but I like the way the title reads, and it got you to click, O random web traveler. I love this movie and I love this scene – it’s the penultimate moment before Dana Andrews walks among the bones of old bombers and confronts – in some sense – the demons of that war. I’m not sure we should ever glorify the sacrifices that people make in war, but I do think we should honor them. This quiet scene encapsulates that idea with such measured and quiet grace. 

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