A nation’s flame

dimmed to the mere

light of a candle.

A soldier’s heart

crumbled like the ground

beneath his feet.

A church’s prayers

deeper and strong.

A child’s mind

scared and uncalmed.

A mother’s heart

strong and protective.

Families torn apart.

Our Lord’s eyes wet with tears.

Annie Hoover

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