poem-aftermath — Shawn L. Bird

A hundred years ago these fields yielded grief, fear, bodies, blood, and mud. Now, wheat dries golden in the sun, leaves wave in the breeze over crater scars, While the earth returns bones and bombshells to the surface: a century of slowly expulsing the detritus of war extruding shrapnel from its body with the new grass. . . Watching […]

via poem-aftermath — Shawn L. Bird

“BUT…it was a mighty victory…!”–from the BATTLE OF BLENHEIM, by Robert Southey, 1774-1843.

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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