tables with empty chairs

every dead body leaves a family in mourning

a widow

an orphan

tables with empty chairs

they lay where they fell when the shrapnel hit

a brother

a cousin

someones son wont return

bloated and discolored they hardly look real

a mother

a wife

ache aloud for the loss

torn flesh expressionless peeled back to the skull

a boy

a child

old enough for a gun

still strapped with bullets their last moment frozen

a husband

a father

hollow eyes pierce the sky

inspired by the photography of  steve mccurry

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~ by graceshaker on January 2, 2010.

One Response to “tables with empty chairs”

  1. Excellent blog! I actually love how
    it’s easy on my eyes and the details
    are well described. Keep up the good work!
    Thanks.

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