white orchard --
breaking new snow
with wild feet
after the long winter . . .
That Awkward Age
Source: The Norton Anthology of Poetry (3rd edition). Audre Lorde; Thom Gunn; Walt Whitman; John Clare; Theodore Roethke; Robert Creeley; Seamus Heaney; Audre Lorde. Image: Unsplash.com.
The Last Full Measure of Devotion
Source: To the Last Cartridge, by Robert Barr Smith; To the Last Man, by Jeff Shaara; Leaving Everything Most Loved, by Jacqueline Winspear; No Surrender, by Hiroo Onoda.