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Posts from the ‘Veteran Issues’ category

Annuals

I loved things that made my heart break, Like annuals that bathe in the sun, And withered away at the first frost, I peeked my head…

Boots ApprovedĀ 

Boots approved, Like a scab once removed; A tank dances on pavement,  Click-clink Click-clink, A pirouette of massive grace, Click-clack Click-clack, Metal and asphalt, Commune in…

You Said

You said you’d wait for him, And wait for him you did. Until the man you waited for cease to live. He came back with the…

Call of Duty

We will not be written in books, As names, But numbers. We will fade into the dust of time, Our sweat dried from the escaping cracks…