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No More Heroes

8 Mar

There are no more

Hectors and Achilles

In the limb-strewn mess

of bomb-struck cities.

 

Death came quickly

in the glorious classics,

no shattered men screaming….

groaning…. sobbing for hours.

 

The post war lives

of limb deducted cripples

never featured, in Homer,

strangely.

 

The motto: I kill more man I am more man;

a simple equation for a time

philosophical, toga-clad, collonaded,

yet brutal.