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Left for dead

Left for dead.

Rocket on the floor; dead men in a war.
When you hear the call, come prepared to fall.
Picture on a door shows the face on the dart board,
Through which the injured will soon walk.
Blood on a wall;
You have been here before.

Ghost in the night at last has found its sight by misdesign.
The ghosts disappear in the morning light.
Pocket on a leg, left there to forget.
Written on a tissue in lipstick red.
Numbers to regret, words I never said.
All those people you left for dead.

A soldier talking about peace is an oxymoron;
Put down your weapons of misfiring neurons.

(C)2019 Aa Harvey. All Rights Reserved.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019

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