Faye Sizemore

STANDARD ISSUE

Little feet
… sweet baby feet
They wore booties…
soft and knitted…
kicking then running
in their little tie shoes
Then came Reebok’s and Nike’s
… mimicking their heroes
on the court…
Baby feet… little feet
Where did you go
Danced off now…
leather booted
down the path to war
… going where
some of their heroes
have gone before…

Eyes Wide Open – The Human Cost of War
The American Friends Service Committee memorial exhibition, “Eyes Wide Open – The Human Cost of War” returns to Washington, DC May 11-14, 2006, 10:00am to 6:00pm. Combat boots that represent every U.S. military casualty in the Iraq War will be on display on the National Mall at 14th St. and Jefferson Dr.