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Heroes

Rating: 2.8

This war's dead heroes, who has seen them?
They rise in smoke above the burning city,
Faint clouds, dissolving into sky —

And who sifting the Libyan sand can find
The tracery of a human hand,
The faint impression of an absent mind,
The fade-out of a soldier's day dream?

You'll know your love no more, nor his sweet kisses —

He's forgotten you, girl, and in the idle sun
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Fay Slimm 28 August 2008

The tradgedy fully unveiled. But most unforgettably.

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