This is a poem I wrote two years ago after watching a war documentary. It was very sobering and it led to this piece of work.


Have you ever crawled through the grass hoping to make it through?

Have you ever heard a bullet whizzing past your ear, just missing you?

Have you ever had to make a tough decision knowing that lives depended on it?

Have you ever lost a treasured friend and trusted ally?

Madness leads to insanity, fuelling the desire to conquer all

We are but inconsequential pawns in an age-old senseless battle for the upper hand

I have grown so weary of the fight

It is time to put down my gun and greet that wily adversary of mine

And set camp in the fiery canyon he calls home