• Fallen Soldier

    by Morgan Brown

    The authority of a vase of flowers
    Central in their standing
    Tulips, heather, statice
    Embellished with a wide, violet ribbon
    Their container gleams as the sun reflects
    Its crimson heart about the room
    One fallen soldier droops over the rim
    As the rest look on with calculated indifference

    posted to Cedar Street Times on February 19, 2010

    Topics: Young Writers' Corner

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