The Fallen by M.E. Gaines

God bless the fallen…who selflessly died

Anonymous to us…but not those who cried

Cemetery markers of alabaster white

Some stars, some crosses…all glow in moonlight

Lined up in rows…like endless battalions

Each charged in life…like fearless white stallions

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The Fallen © 2010 M.E.Gaines Registered & Protected

Selected Amazon Links:
Poetry in wartime;: An anthology,
Operation Homecoming - Writing the Wartime Experience
The Poetry Of Shell Shock: Wartime Trauma And Healing In Wilfred Owen, Ivor Gurney And Siegfried Sassoon