Nancy L. Meek

MORE UNANSWERED QUESTIONS

From the warships, to the beaches, to war…
What in the hell were we sending you for?
From Platoon leaders' orders garbled by the roar…
What in the hell were they training you for?
From your foxholes, to napalm, charring hell's core…
What in the hell were you expecting before?
From toe-tagged-boys-in-body-bags galore…
Why in the hell did we choose to send more?
From soldiers in uniform, to the knocks on our door…
Why in the hell did we stop the damn war?