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A House In Lebanon

Rating: 5.0

I wiped blood off a dead child's face
this morning,
Between 'Was that one egg or two? '
And 'Pass the butter, dear.

Bullet speckled walls
Bled gray, stucco dust
Onto a geography lesson
Forgotten on a green tiled floor, while
One lone tennis shoe,

Tipped sideways lingers by chalk outlines
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Barry A. Lanier 22 February 2009

Such a poigant yet tragic scenario which you brought to life, , , , it really leaves this reader with the impression you were there, , , , ,

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