Buried

—Michael Miller

In Helmand Province, in farming villages,

They buried their rifles in hay,

Then went into the fields with

The cows, waiting to return and rule.

Everyone knew the Taliban,

Everyone except his platoon.

Published in the 2011-02-11 issue: 
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