#Somme (8): two pennies up (for the ambulance)

Shapleys Grave #2

Shapley’s Grave #1

the ambulance
one man short

there’s nothing
to be done
about that

won’t be serving

he’s at his peace
at least
I suppose that’s so

more for him
than us
for sure

there’s no point
in being maudlin

must take up
the stretcher
he bore

it’s either
or me

so come

let’s toss the pennies

Shapleys Grave

Shapley’s Grave #2


10 thoughts on “#Somme (8): two pennies up (for the ambulance)

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