Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Our Boys.


Bodies slumped in delirium. 
Beautiful, fragile brave young men.
Yesterday a farm hand,
ploughing in the field.
Lives lost in war now.
No more, what they were then.

Compassion in their hearts, 
fighting for the cause.
Giving us their lives.
What more was their love for?


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