100 Word Wednesday

Patriotism

Everyone visits

All respectful

Remembering

Loved ones

Historical

Appreciated

Revered

Bipartisan

Over water

Reconstructed

Memories

Ever vigilant

Mothers weeping

Old but

Relevant

Insightful

All races

Languishing metal

The busy memorial floats on salty water hiding the lost military forever entombed in broken ships. To walk above them on a platform, I could not look below. I was so saddened by the thought of them floating; burial of whitened bones surrounded by a rubble metal of wasted efforts. The eager fresh faced seamen who entered the service with hopes and dreams of being heroes, where there can never be one.

100 Word Wednesday: Week 72

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