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ABIGAIL B. CALKIN Soul of my Soldier
: Comforting the Remnants of My Soldier
: Enlistment
: You

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Comforting the Remnants of My Soldier 

The rats of war chewed pieces out of you. I hold you at night Covering the holes with my skin.

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We were young and naÔve. He enlisted in the Army I enlisted in the marriage.

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You tell me youíre OK because You never saw combat but You were blown out of bed and You probably saw more dead than the fellow in combat unless he had a field of over 500 to view.

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