The Cost of War…

vetI wrote this when I was in the Army during the Vietnam War. The photo was taken at the California Vietnam Veterans Memorial.


Sergeant Rooney

In a hospital bed

Sergeant Rooney’s face

Explains war

To the backs of a

Two-star general

And a beauty queen.



Published by 67steffen

My labels: grandfather, father, veteran, writer, poet, photographer and dreamer in pursuit of the meaning of life. Getting close, although I'm running out of time--probably why I'm so close.

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