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Linda Ori

(08/13/1945 / UTAH)

A Parent's Lament


Precious life
bled out on the battlefield -
naked, bleeding souls revealed
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Of course we are proud of our men and women serving in the armed forces. That said, there is also the flip-side of the coin, the sadness of those who've lost children to war.

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  • S.zaynub Kamoonpuri (12/14/2013 10:24:00 AM)

    I tink kids lost to war is an irreplaceable loss. So sad if kids r urgd to fight to d kill endangerin themselves. Great how u wish 'dat if death werent an option' yeah i wish along with u. A splendid swell poem u wrote for parents of soldiers. (Report) Reply

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