Monday, September 12, 2011

Horrors of War...quote by Julian Ayrs!





My men
my heroic men
came crashing onto
that shore
And ate,
Ate that vowing
blood

And,
the tears solid state stood shocked
like fish
dead upon the sand

I should run, Mother!

The sand seems to dance upon the floor of my feet!



Julian Ayrs

From Leaves
&
Babylon

A Collection of Poems
(Toronto 1969)






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