The Vigil


 

Hard men assemble

From past and distant armies

Strange suits dark glasses             

They stand as he passes

Silent in their grief

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2 responses to “The Vigil

  1. Res

    A very moving tribute Ben. I love the stark brevity of this, it adds the piece a quiet dignity.
    We will remember them.

  2. Thanks Mate we should have seen enough of this though

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