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Marching Casualties

Updated on December 10, 2009

 

Golden spires reach to the sky,

Buddha’s shame glossed over,

Dutifully the boys hang their heads in shame

Why are we here?

Orders.

 

Golden coffers flowing over,

Light a fire in a man’s sockets.

Weeping peasants crumble onto Afghan rugs,

 

 

Somewhere fat men sit in saunas,

Smoking Churchill cigars and laughing about adultery,

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