Poetry

THE WAR CEMETERIES, BELGIUM

By 11th September 2007December 9th, 2019No Comments

Row upon row
Impressive fields of white
Headstones and crosses
Required reading for all.
Take in the carved ages
A whole host of young men
Names from the age of conflict
Fallen men from all corners
Units of remembered victims
A Commonwealth of soldiers.
Meander and feel
The peace and the calm.
The buzz of the grass cutter
The only sound that disturbs
Seems fitting for each
After such a violent end.
Fallen in battle
Remembered in stone

John Garner

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