Why War? by Josh Gaines

Why War? by Josh Gaines

Why War?

A dawn dust of snow
falls on Arlington.

The manicured grass bleeds through,
a peaceful mint.

Snow entombs an answer to our
nation’s terrible question in a cocoon

which will never hatch,
and evaporates by daylight.

© 2016 by Josh Gaines

 
 
 

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