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by Susan Stallings dobson

My emotions reel at the onslaught of terrorism, but War?

Yes! I scream and feel the adrenaline thundering, but War?

Who dares to wound my country, my trust, but War?

Am I willing to sacrifice my sons and others’ for War?

Am I willing to send forth these children I bore to fight a War?

I hear the cries for revenge and join in their song, but

I look at my three sons and hear the cries of sorrow.

My emotions twist and turn with the changing winds and

I hold my children close, remembering their childhood scents before I send them off to



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