Joseph Lee

Rookie (February 10 / Toronto)

Joseph Lee Poems

1. The Train 1/4/2009
2. Three Doors Of Life 1/4/2009
3. The Visitor's 1/4/2009
4. Breach The Walls 1/7/2009
5. This Old Man 1/7/2009
6. Awake 1/8/2009
7. This Is Who I Am 1/8/2009
8. A Lost War 1/8/2009
Best Poem of Joseph Lee

A Lost War

I look around this desolate land
The gunshots seem to come hand in hand
I see the bodies that were once called men
But some of the faces reveal boys of ten
Their bodies wounded, drip of fresh blood
Their faces, still, are covered with mud

I walk around the different spaces
Wiping the mud off familiar faces
I see a body that moves among the rest
Crawling forward then crumbling to his chest
I run towards the fallen one
He clutches his heart and drops his gun

His was Red, the son of a pastor
Who wished his death to come much faster
His face was ...

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