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RoseAnn V. Shawiak

Silver Star - 7,627 Points (October 6,1950 / New Jersey)

Wanting Protection


Pilfered shadows, standing alone, along the highway,
bereft of honor and dignity.

Stretched beyond endurance in many ways, fighting a
losing battle against the elements of winter.

Castrated before the last rays of daylight, praying,
heads bowed, to the creator to protect them through
the long, cold night.

Submitted: Monday, July 21, 2014

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