War Memorial

There was peace
because
we were planted
in the fertile soil
of the violent
dreaming
we were loved
our blood glory
trickling rust from
a hollow statue
our only remains
are memories
of a battle won
as the war
once gone
begins again

~ Kelvin Bueckert

Kelvin Bueckert currently lives and writes from the plains of Manitoba, Canada. He has written many books, including a collection of poetry, Revelry in Reverie. He can be found at kelvinbueckert.com.

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