Michael Miller December 20, 2012 - 10:58am
I never imagined the bodies of
Dead Marines; the blood and dirt
Carefully wiped away, the wounds
Cleaned, sutured, before they were
Placed in caskets and escorted
For burial in Texas, Vermont, Missouri.
I never considered lying lifeless
In a casket, in Dress Blues,
A flag presented to my mother.
Michael Miller writes poetry.
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