WILL THEY EVER COME TO UNDERSTAND?! (WW1)We lived each day as it came!
Each hour as if it would be -
Be our last hour of our life!
Humor - as black - as can be!
Banter - piss taking - in the extreme!
Those in later days seeing that as cruel!
With out it - we'd- be consonantly in despair!
Probably of did as the French - did - After Verdun in - 1916!
'' NO MORE NO MORE! - NO MORE OF THIS SLAUGHTERHOUSE ! ''
The War - just became - Normal! Normality for us there over there!
Our humor - prevented us from going totally insane - when all -
All round us - were total madness!
Death of so - MEANY - Normal - Natural!
Living life and death - each day!
When going home to Blighty on leave - became harder and harder
To ack '' normal '' ; we could not - '' Be at home! '' ; '' home more
More - At The Front , entertainment ; what The Boys - put on!
Blighty - more and more a foreign - land - to us!
At the end of out leave - we kind of felt - were going back to our
Our family - brothers in arms!
How can any one understand us - and how The War ; affected us!
Those of future generations - say a hundred years from now?
Will they be remembering us? Us and those who died, suffered?
From back now? - How - will they remember - us - then?
ken d williams
The Dyslexic Wordsmith
Poetry by ken d williams
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Written on 2018-10-19 at 19:22
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