Soldiering On…

The dead never get to say goodbye,

as they charge across the line

Finality left to those who live,

still victimized by time

 

The dead never get to say hello,

a bust that’s now recast

Their sacrifice a milepost

—beyond the futurepast

 

(Valley Forge: January, 2021)

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s