by BernieFranklin0 words, book
Provocative, moralistic poetry. Poetry that actually means something.. 45 poems in a 'real book', approx 12,500 words.
FUTILITY Artillery shells come whistling in, like wild banshees in the night. It’s enough to turn the bravest man, a deathly shade of white. The Maxim gun starts chattering, spitting out it’s deadly hail. No one can survive in no mans land, it’s too far beyond the pale. The smell of cordite hangs so heavy, as the troops are torn apart. The dead and the dying are bundled up, then led off on a cart. To get three lights from just one match, is a stupid senseless crime. For the sniper lying just...