War

by Thom Young

daughters
to war
left right left
equal pay
equals equal death
some went for glory
some went for pride
but all went for something
a beautiful lie
you’re all welcome
the sandbox
is open
while the
war drums beat
left right left

Thom Young is a writer from Texas. His work has been in Poetry Quarterly, The Commonline Journal, 3am magazine, Crack The Spine, Word Riot, 48th Street Press and many other places. He is also a 2016 Pushcart Prize Nominee.

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