Vast Amounts Of Time

Posted: November 18, 2011 in war makes no sense
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written by Masoninblue and published here full text with permission. If you have not watched the Sand Animation, please do so. It is incredibly powerful.

also posted at frederickleatherman.wordpress.com.

Stunned by thunder out of the sun

A woman wearing a hooded black shawl

Kneels and wails

Weeping bloody dew.

She clutches a slippery chunk of bone and flesh

All that is left.

Her child or her husband?

Both were laughing a moment ago.

Waiting at the gate.

He was reaching toward his father to pick him up.

Now they ride the shoulders of shadows,

Somewhere . . .

Their bodies silenced, seared and shredded by drones.

There will be no hungry bellies to feed tonight

Only pain

And time

Vast amounts of time

To paint her dreams with tears.

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