Death After Life
The names all blend to none.
Sadly I've lost so many I can't remember who or for what.
The noble death or the unjust cause seem irrelevant to my memory.
Perhaps it's a glitch in my emotional matrix. Am I broken? Am I fragments of the whole me?
I treasure life but all I've grown to know is death.
I want to cry but I cannot for I am a dry riverbed.
I pour myself into joy but it's already a full glass of sorrow.
I couldn't even tell you if I'm sad anymore.
My head is held high but the weight from my pride burdens my tired body. The soldier I was does not define the fatigued man in front of you.
Maybe I'm just a shadow of that kid who loved me but I know I deserve more..... maybe tomorrow will hold me tighter.