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battle site

they jostle in their precedence
to scavange from the dead
each noisily waiting for
their turn to be fed
in time just the equipment
and bare bones on the ground
to be lost and forgotten
until eventually refound

history will be rewritten
where it was made
by the probing mind and
the archaeologist's spade

but the reason for the happening
and all the misery will be lost
just the bare bones there
to bear witness to the cost
and history will have added
for what it is worth
the location of just another
piece of blood soaked earth

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battle site