I am standing in my kitchen,
And I am as still as an appliance,
And I am thinking about it again,
About countries that go to war.
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Today is the Fourth of July and I am thinking about war. There will be barbeques. There will be parades. There will be fireworks. But I am a military wife, and today is the Fourth of July, and I am thinking about war.
Where my husband sleeps, this man, who went to war/And came back whole, his spine, that horizontal horizon/I will watch tonight, as I lie awake, thinking about the Twin Towers...
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