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Machine Guns

Machine Guns

Allied forces lie down flat.
Strong, brave, ready for combat.
Hush.  Hear that. Rat-a-tat-tat.

Armed, they work without brickbat.
Dug-in.  Stressed in metal hat.
Distant screams Rat-a-tat-tat.

© Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen
January 26, 2010

Poetic form:  Englyn
Poetic Form: Englyn Milwr (The Soldier’s Englyn) REFERENCES follow:

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  1. Date: 1/26/2010 3:42:00 PM
    How unique Dane Ann.. title compliments the words and flow.. great job ... luv your last lines on each verse .. ingenious... luv.. Linda-Marie