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Poem of the Month by Jock Love

  • Posted on 02 Nov 2021
  • 02 min read

What I’ve Shared, I’ve Shared 

Earth, sand, and mud.
From holes, all over the world.
We’d stare, at the skies, and stars.
Share our secrets, trade our desires.
Thinking of home, wherever that was.
Thinking of those we loved…
Of those, we’d hope to meet.
Hoping not to die. 
There was a calmness, amidst it all.
A silent longing…
An empathy, greater than any other.
I shared those holes 

With my airborne brothers.

Giajl © Jim Love

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