Soldier’s tears

And there
in a box of no great size

cookies
toffee bars, I think

handmade
homemade
toffee bars

in my life of pain and filth and muck
under this sky and covered with dirt

toffee bars

I promised myself
that I would eat them
one half cookie per day
that way I could stretch them out over several weeks

I ate them all at once
and wept as I ate them

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Chyfrin the Celtic poet

Artist, Poet, Electrical/Biomedical Engineer, Actor, Playwright, Set construction, Educator, Lover of womankind and single malt scotch

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