Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Mothers Go To War

Mothers Go To War

Mothers go to war
their hearts extended
in the sky

as their only Icarus
goes too far
in the song of some
black eyed sunflower lie

wax wings melting in the dust

and mothers go to war
in their windows
and streets

hearts beating loud
the drums of broken wings

Mark Brunke

Posted over on Poets Against The War

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