A Veteran

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.

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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.

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