Apathetic footnotes from a cottonmouth cadet
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Apathetic footnotes from a cottonmouth cadet

by nouies

05.12.65

Life comes by in instances, so when I saw one flash before my eyes every moment became a relentless flickering of days melting to daze- disorienting.

05.15.65

Every day I spent going towards the light. I had hoped the patches of dirt would leave my pants. Blindly feeling my face to wipe the facade of a soldier off only to smear it in.

06.01.68

Its all pointless, always tugging my backpack expecting a lighter load each time- weighted and waiting for guidance amidst the gun powder and an expecting purple heart.

06.01.75

I have no sense of direction, albeit I never did. Maybe I had always been dead. Who knows?

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bernardtwindwilGold CommaGranddad & story teller, tomthepo8.com
9 months agoReply
This was good writing. Each verse took us a little further in to the character you were portraying. Your words evoked both ethos and memory from the past. I loved it. great poem!!!!