A Slaughtered Generation

A mere infant armed

with a machine gun.

Bound for a distant stranger.

All quiet.

Slopes fertilised with carrion of

once earnest brothers.

A letter to his lady

now a phantom

in the night awakening.

While generals snore.

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About Alana Mitchelson

Alana Mitchelson is a journalist based in Melbourne, Australia. Follow her on Twitter at @AlanaMitchelson.

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