Machine Guns

Written by: Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen

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:
 http://blogs.warwick.ac.uk/zoebrigley/entry/the_measures_of_1/
http://jpicforum.info/types-of-poetry/englyn-milwr-680.html