Christina A. Sharik

ONE

“Memory” by Vedder
“Memory” by Vedder
What is the Price?
The Answer is: One
Who pays the cost?
Somebody’s Son!
How about the Daughter?
They, too, will be there
at the time of the Slaughter.
Who weeps, who is sad?
The Mother and Dad.
Why?
Their Sons and their daughters
are all that they had.
Is there no Hope for this
strange Humankind?
Sometimes it seems as
if they are blind.
But, who pays the price
when the Wars are all won…
When the deserts are blasted
and there’s blood on the Sun?

All of them suffer
Not just the One.