A hero seeking perfection,
Sharper than the rest.
The bright sun reflecting off the rifle.
The carnage, an image from his dreams.
He savours the moment
As he aims again.
This was also for my Writer's Craft class in high school, and here we had to use a certain number of words from a cut up newspaper, and make a poem out of it. I literally did this the day of presentations, but was happy with it. It can be interpreted a few ways such as a hunter, but I named it 'A Veteran' to represent a soldier who is experienced in his work and loves his job.