Ben Gieske


Memorial Day/Veteran's Day


.....MEMORIAL DAY
.....at the cemetery
counting the shadows

........Veteran's Day
the sun laying shadows
.........row after row

...........Veteran's Day
rummaging through his desk
...rust smudging my fingers

Submitted: Thursday, April 10, 2008

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  • Rookie Scarlett Treat (4/10/2008 5:35:00 PM)

    Counting the shadows....what a painfully beautiful expression for numbering the gravestones. I really like this one...a keeper for me, and a ten too! (Report) Reply

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