Oh yeah, I hear you. Nothing is higher than the toll of lives lost in war. And that toll continues to rise. Poignant piece.
As ex-forces, and with a son active in these areas, your last line hits home.It's nice to know people care.
anthony- I'm 'ex' myself, and have many friends there.
Hard hitting, Constance!get going
Argggh. What a powerful piece! So finely tuned. I hope you're considering sending it for publication!
the weight of heights is frightening..
gautami - Thanks!
Tumblewords, it's been out, made the rounds, nobody wanted it. So here it is. Didn't want it to become an orphan. :)
littlewing - indeed. Which is why its hard to think about.
This pulls no punches.
I like how you start with the usual list of things that most people are acrophobic about and then end with the things that should scare us all. Very impressive.
Carla - Sometimes less is more. :)
meghan - thanks, that was my intent. although heights often rank right up there too...
Clear message, nice poem!
Gilson - Thanks!
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