My Son Rises Overseas

MY SON RISES OVERSEAS
(a shadorma)

Foreign soil
soaked up his spilled blood
and dirtied
his burned flesh,
changing the landscape of his
body forever.

2015-04-25
Paula Wanken

Shared at Poetic Asides for PAD 2015 – Day 25: Across The Sea

* Dedicated to all the Wounded Warriors (sons AND daughters)
who have risen from foreign soil.

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