Stephen Jarrell Williams

In A Far Yet Near Land

They come to tear us down

For we have suddenly been outlawed

No longer appropriate to salute and stand for

They enter our sanctuary of graves

Our tombstones tens-of-thousands

That fought and died for them

We cannot stop them from where we are

As they spit and kick

Knocking over our crosses

Our cemetery being bulldozed flat and forgotten

And you ask could this happen

In a far yet near land as here?

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 )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google 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 )

Connecting to %s