Faye Sizemore

SPEAK FOR THINE SELF

He said…
“It is worth the cost”

… but
he
is not among
the ones
who count
a loved one lost
it was not
the blood
of his heirs
which seeped
into
the foreign sand
in
an unholy desert land…

This poem was inspired by “On Recruiting” – Copyright June 30, 2005 by Christina A. Sharik