Zeppelin of Twilight

Zeppelin of Twilight What have we really conquered? Fighting for so long That the war prizes Were ruined. All the gas and craters And uncovered traitors, The bombs in the sky And their detonators, The trenches are filled in With brass and incense And dusk now descends As ritual ash when Casings hollow, Solemn inContinue reading “Zeppelin of Twilight”

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November Defensive

November Defensive It was mid-November, And the shelling always rained. In our little dirt valley, We sat and writhed in pain. A periscope rifle barely Preventing my death. Barbed wire to look over: A reminder of the dread. Trenches we sit in every day. Coming out to see the ashen snow. Fixing the broken barbedContinue reading “November Defensive”

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War Drums

War Drums Hastily mounted Was a war drum set To the front of A motorcycle Deftly pounded by a pair Of young boys with flaming hair Inciting an aggression Wherever they rode Heading the front, ahead of Pithy bugle boys were Heralds of the coming war, breaking Beats of the banshee’s song Thump thump GoesContinue reading “War Drums”

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