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Tolly Rebeka Christian BlackWolf Hawk

(2-4-93 / Louisville, Colorado)

The Writer and The Soldier


The Writer and The Soldier
By
Tolly Rebeka Christian BlackWolf Hawk

The writer writes a sad lament for the love that he lost long
ago,
The soldier mourns the loss of a fellow slain long ago.
The writer has lead and ink on his hands,
The soldier has blood on his.
The writer can wash away the pigments and with them his
memory’s go, but the soldier can only wash the blood on his
skin; he can not wash the blood on his heart nor
The memory’s in his mind,
Burned into his mind with canon fire and the cries of
His falling comrades.
Oh,
When the two meet, they give to each other much needed gifts;
The writer gives the soldier understanding and a few happy
tales to think of when tears try to strike him down,
And the soldier gives the writer a new sad lament to write, and
a new meaning to the word friendship.

Written August 14,2008

Submitted: Saturday, October 23, 2010
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  • Matthew Hibbs (9/6/2012 12:09:00 AM)

    Hey its the Army guy you met today at the mall. I read it and its awesome. i like it. kinda sad though. but very true. If you dont mind, give my diviantart account a look. http: //arclightx.deviantart.com/ (Report) Reply

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