Poetry,  Special Issue

Soldier’s Lament by Matthew M.C. Smith

He’d have got me
if I hadn’t got him first

but I took a life
I will always be alone

I will take him with me
to my grave
God rest his soul


Matthew M.C. Smith is a Welsh poet from Swansea. He is published by Icefloe Press, Wellington Street Review, Seventh Quarry, Back Story, Other Terrain and Welsh Haiku Journal. Matthew is the editor of micropoetry journal Black Bough poetry. Twitter: @MatthewMCSmith FB: MattMCSmith

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