General Poetry posted November 4, 2017

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A poem about war.

The Red Field

by Maria Jose Garcia

Red drops
Water the earth.
Do not do it again.

I left my heart
On that field.
I lost my life
On that land.

I hear horse hooves
And think of my untimely death.
Do not do it again.

Letters in my pocket,
Gunfire over my head.
I remembered her
Even after that day.

Poppies red
Tint the fields.
Do not do it again.

We were young,
We were lost.
Met our end,
Died for them.

Mark my words.
The mask of death.

Do it
Ever... again.


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