Bow, and Arrow

Not the war, but the part just after,
when a great stillness whose beauty we’d have
missed, possibly, had we instead
been spared, hovers over the ruins.

Put your head in among the flowers —
do it: but for
me this time, not yourself,
is what I think he said.

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