It never really mattered
after all was said and done.
The duty paid.
The canceled checks.
The games they won.
The loss engraved.

Scorched, the earth
o'er manmade graves.
Strong or weak.
Sane or depraved.
They died
and went to heaven anyway...

? Michaelette ?

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