death of…

death of

assets
at the time
of death
one
used
seven-eleven coffee cup
containing
two dollars
in assorted change
found
next to
several issues
of the new york times
used
as blankets
and
one
army issued
backpack
containing
several medals
of
honor
as well as
one
honorable discharge
notification
cause of death
infection of
artificial limbs
no
flags
were flown
at half-mast
nor
were
world leaders
present
at the time
of burial
for this
was
the death of
a
lesser
person

12 thoughts on “death of…

  1. it makes me sad and angry when i see how people who worked and fought hard for their country are just shoved to the side when they’re no longer “useful” — ugh… well penned charles

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