#247 of 365 – “rows of white”

“rows of white”



red water

bleeding sands

broken bodies

chewed up hands


rows of white

left for the living

so quiet, the awe

and grief unforgiving



About Blackbird

Poet, sculptor, jewelry maker, writer, spouse, parent, crazy person - not necessarily in that order.
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4 Responses to #247 of 365 – “rows of white”

  1. Starralee says:

    Oh wowza, what a heart-grabber–the last line sums it up so well. Beautifully done.

  2. pi314chron says:

    Powerfully gripping, Merle. Tragically, scripture tells us there will always be war and rumors of war. And young men and women will give their lives endlessly until…the end of time.

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