Thoughts of a Confederate Pallbearer

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You outflanked me a thousand times

But I outlived you

General Sherman. 

And after all the meaningless debates on generalship

I find it far more noble

to be able to draw another breath. 

So I will dance a little jig

as I carry your coffin


to your resting place. 


You won't outflank me this time.

◄ Hazy Hazy Me

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Tue 19th Nov 2019 16:32

I read a very exhaustive book on the Indian territories and the incursions and skirmishes under General Sherman. I think this is a brilliant piece, right in the groove as it turns the tables and levels life in a master stroke of irony.


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