Robert McCallum Poems
- Soldier The most abominable aspect of war is its ...
- The White Cliffs He stood high upon the white cliffs Gazing ...
- The Piper I’ve heard the music of the piper From where the ...
- Haunted Places Vaporous forms adrift through cold dark ...
- Toward The Imaginary Nary dare I tend to touch upon The ...
- The Black Bird O’ the black bird this final twilight brings, ...
Robert Liam McCallum is a poet and Gothic fiction writer who currently lives in Western Montana where he says that the mountains and open expanses are more conducive to inspiration.
Raised in Wheatridge, Colorado, Robert attended the University of Colorado and has since lived and travelled in the UK. He has been writing and stockpiling for many years, but has just recently decided to ... more »
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The most abominable aspect of war is its necessity.
To where are you marching, soldier,
Is it to some dreadful foreign war?
Why must you leave your home again,
As you've done so many times before?
Where this morn does the turbulence crest
That sends you marching into the night?
Who this day shall become your enemy
That tomorrow you must fight?
Soldier, why is the world in conflict,
How does your integrity stand?
Is the world so tarnished by its disparities
That war is of demand?
Why do you sacrifice your hopes and dreams?
Why for ...