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Author Name: Freemitchellcrocco 1 Comments
Date Added: February 04, 2005 21:02:58 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Empty Name

Hero,

Wide eyed open.

Staring, Luminous up toward the billow smoke, a torrential downpour, a sinuous river.

Countless bodies blocked the enemy surge, and now accumulation of corpses, blemished from side to side,

Lay calm and cool, gripping a five-fingered rifle.

Helmets roll in circles, unspoken screams of people, mothers, and brothers; quietly echo

On lime meadow field of snow-white chiseled rocks, with a Hero’s name.

A Hero’s name empty, like heroism.

Those men will die for you and you for them, as if a breath.

All heroism is empty.

All heroism is empty.

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Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on February 5, 2005 03:14:21 PM Report
Strong write...well done!

~Barbara~




 


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