Jim Milks

Rookie - 12 Points (2/7/1966 / Boston)

Memorial Day Thoughts. - Poem by Jim Milks

Faraway under unfamiliar skies
A solider, all alone dies
So we can have our burgers shakes and fires,
Listening to a politician’s lies
Against the soft sound of a mothers cries
And I sit and wonder why


Comments about Memorial Day Thoughts. by Jim Milks

  • Chinedu Dike (5/4/2018 10:01:00 AM)

    Well conceived, nicely encapsulated, and elegantly brought forth with clarity of mind. Very heartfelt. Thanks for sharing and do remain enriched. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 19, 2011

Poem Edited: Friday, May 20, 2011


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