Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Peaced Off


When war was "hot"
it left us cold.

We'd learned that lesson
when "mission" started

as "accomplished"
and ended
nine years old.

War's the answer not
but we ought
to be as bold

and make peace
the cause
for which we fought

not just 'cause
we said
"We fold."

This poem © 2014 Emily Cooper.