poetry by j matthew waters

the fall of the reinforcements

they kept bringing in more men
untrained and unarmed
marching single file in and out of the fire
reborn into rising stars
cast away to recreate
new worlds on their own terms

may two thousand seventeen
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4 thoughts on “the fall of the reinforcements

  1. denise0904 on said:

    phoenix reinforcements..clever. How generals think of soldiers.

  2. pithy little gem

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