Sunday, January 26, 2014


Maria Arana
VETERAN’S WISH
 
you return poisoned
by the roots of war
honest in your escape
from death
 
one less arm
to show for courage
yet you can’t grasp reality
so suddenly
 
without the help
of those who love you
let me be your hand
and guide you
back to Earth
 
let me be your elbow
and lead you to Resurrection
let me be your shoulder
and together we can
thank God we’re one again

1 comment:

  1. This was so visual, I could picture these lovers reuniting after war, both not the same as before he went, a little closed off, yet open to the possibilites.

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