Literature & Stories

Lost at War

He rings her doorbell,
And hears the jangling sound,
Echo,
Throughout the house.
His heart thumps loudly in his chest,
Yet he feels no pain;
He is not here.
Already he has untangled himself from the web of confusion,
His former self.
Plans must be made.
Lies unearthed, truths buried,
Alive and screaming like the foolish boy
Who dared
Try to expose them.

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