• Kingdom Of Light Kingdom of Dark

    Purchase your copy today on Amazon, just click on the picture

  • Garden’s of my soul now avaliable on amazon. Also avaliable, A Purse Full of Poems

    Oh how deep our passions rise, like a crushing incoming tide. From Gardens of my Soul.

  • Breccia (TO PURCHASE YOUR COPY TODAY just click on the picture)

    Irene and Ignatius have been published in many of the most respected print and on-line haiku journals. They reside in Sudbury, Ontario.

  • Become my fan on Wattpad, and read an excerpt from Keeper of the Sword

  • Melanie Marttila (A blog worth visiting)

  • The Last Sunset (A book worth reading)

  • Free Book Promotion

  • Come google with me

  • Adena

    great music

  • Click to play quiz

    Sorry, your browser does not support iframes. Click here to continue
  • Music, Music, Music

    Just click image and listen to some amazing music

  • John Rice

  • Blog promotion

  • submit your blog now

    You can add url to improve your site ranking Our is added under Mixed Genre Directory
  • Submit your blog here

    website backlinks
  • Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

    Join 430 other followers

  • Recent Posts

Looking Glass of War

I looked,
into the looking glass
of war
and looking
back at me
through the misty eyes
of time,
the demented, decimated
faces of the dead.

Old soldiers,
who surrendered
their last breath,
on bloody battle fields,
so many
years before.

I looked through
the looking glass
of war,
into distant
fields of green.
Into the eyes
of the young.

Young soldiers
waiting for the call.

Do they think?
Do they dream?
Dream of
some distant glory?

Do they believe,
that a bullet
could ever
wear their name?

As they play,
on football fields,
on football fields of green.

As they play
in a time,
when tomorrow
is a thing
that’s never been.
Do they feel,
the bullet?
The thrusting
of cold
bayonet steel?

Do they feel
shrapnel from
a closely
hidden bomb?
Do they image
the medals
they will win?

Do they see
each comrade,
each brother,
each and everyone,
being welcomed
to warm wonder
of home?

Heroes of
a brilliant,
noble, victory.

Will they ever be,
ready for
the horror,
the reality?

I looked
deep, deep into
the looking glass
of war.

I looked long,
I looked intently,
I could look no more.

Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

  • Keeper of the Sword

    It is often a simple thing, the roll of the dice, the turn of a card, or a chance meeting that can change one’s life forever. For Josh Campbell, and Morgan Connelly it was a seemingly harmless chain of events, a fight after school and performing a ritual that neither one of them believed in.

  • Fairy Time Ball

    now avaliable

    “Them things in my soup ain’t no chicken or potatoes. They have eyes, and they hop out of my way every time I bring a spoon close.”

  • my visitors

    • 7,960 hits
  • follow the red link to read more from Keeper of the Sword

    Full of fear and excitement Keeper of the Sword (The Sword of Kings) Josh notched an arrow to the bow string, pulled it back to his ear, took careful aim and released the shaft of death, and before it reached its target, a second bolt sliced through the dark. (To find out more, just follow the link.)
  • Watch my Book Shelf

  • Follow me

    Follow Me on Pinterest
  • My Community

  • LOG IN

  • Blog Stats

    • 7,960 hits
%d bloggers like this: