Orders

Once they stood in straight rows at attention, Awaiting orders from the high command. To keep their nation free was their intention, And so they bravely fought and took their stand. But order turned to chaos. Bombs illumined The battlefield now torn and stained with blood. The enemy they faced with great acumen Had vanquished many, …

Sensing the Sea

She gazed upon the backdrop, bright With hues of sky-blue-pink, And wandered, hardly knowing quite Where each new step would sink. The warm wind tossed her auburn hair, Dropped salt upon her lips, And brought to her the fragrant air, As if on laden ships. She paused a while and tuned her ear Toward the …