Army Mom’s Safe Haven

Painting “The Accolade” by E.B. Leighton, 1901
Painting “The Accolade” by E.B. Leighton, 1901

SORE SUBJECT

War
as poetry
is a sore subject,
I suppose……

I am not
thrilled with war
myself,
God knows……

But it seems
to be a fact of life ~

it keeps showing up,
causing stress and
strife.

If there were
no wars
and no wounded

I could just
write about
butterflies

and frozen
winter streams.

Alas,
real life’s not like
that……

except in
dreams.

©Copyright February 27, 2008 by Christina