Wounded Warriors

A powerful poem by Paul F. Lenzi

Poesy plus Polemics

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tell them you care
broken bodies
who stood your defense
broken spirits
who minded your sleep

joes and janes
fellow citizens moved
by a sound
few acknowledge
the whisper of duty
come calling
with liberty’s voice

janes and joes
fellow citizens stirred
to make sacrifice
honored to serve
under colors
they willingly took
dire risk to preserve

now returned
fellow citizens
needing of healing
call out in whispers
tell them you care

(Please consider supporting the Wounded Warrior Project at http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org)

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On top of working full time as a Security Checkpoint Coordinator at the Halifax Robert L. Stanfield International Airport and still learning the ropes of being a father, Jon is also a writer of horror and dark fiction. While he writes predominantly about the dark and horrible, he will step out into other areas if the interest is there. Jon is a proud member of Pen of the Damned and is also a member of the Horror Writer’s Association (Affiliate level). View all posts by jonolsonauthor

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