#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

 

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Poet, sculptor, 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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