The Skulls That Will Hang on Kali's Neck.

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 13:53 -- skybird

So frightful beautiful harridan
your extended & startling tongue
red rapturous rolling eyes
dark, dark skin,


sword, sickle & trident
already stained,
dripping ...
& lapped by the dogs
at your Divine feet.


Around your neck
glazed eyed
threaded, beaded
blank faced,
your victims skulls,


surprised no doubt,
at your swiftness,
caught in mid-flight
in activities bold
& terrible.


Lieutenant William Calley,
Captain Ernest Medina,
Lieutenant Frank Barker,
So, so many from Charlie Company
guilty on that fateful day

in My Lai 4
South Vietnam
March 16

This poem is about: 
My country


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