Raymond A Foss

1960 / Westfield, MA / United States

A Frozen Soldier

Long ago, long ago
the green metal of the statue
in the nearby park
was a man in faraway lands,
living flesh of our nation's best
sent into harm's way
fighting in San Juan, in Manila,
forgotten fields of a little war
frozen in the park

January 5, 2007 22:30
Bronstein Park, Manchester, NH
Spanish American War statue
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