DAVID GERARDINO

Rookie (9/19/1963)

The Final Salute - Poem by DAVID GERARDINO

A army of flowers, yield
to the sun, the sky spits
the rain, and the lord
fills it with love.
A army of flowers, yawning
by a stream, this is GODS
paradise, not the devels
perverted dream.
A army of flowers, auction
off this love, thank you
she says, , , and gives the
final salute


Comments about The Final Salute by DAVID GERARDINO

  • Alice Vedral Rivera (2/14/2006 10:00:00 PM)

    Excellent write.

    avr
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  • (2/14/2006 9:19:00 PM)

    The beauty of finality...only a very skilled wordsmith could have constructed this
    excellent poem.

    Kindest regards,

    Sandra Fowler
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  • (2/14/2006 8:52:00 PM)

    Hi David. (GOD'S) paradise perhaps? This poem reminds me of Arlington Cemetery with its sea of head stones and honor. As a war vet...although this poem mentions nothing of the military, you have captured that essence. That's incredible. Thanks. OH...(devil's)
    L
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, February 14, 2006



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