james watkin

Gold Star - 13,327 Points (26/4/65 / Melbourne Australia)

The Fallen In War - Poem by james watkin

These are the ones sleep overtook
With superlative powers.
Blanketed green, with a coverlet
Bespotted with flowers.

These are they for whom the night
Fell too abrupt, and hard.
A corps of remembered hours
Blanketed green, with a coverlet
Of garlands of flowers.

Topic(s) of this poem: dead, war

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

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