By Janet Parkinson /Poems Against War
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are incised on my thigh.
My wife sees them when we make love.
I see them when I bathe, change clothes.
They are high enough to be covered
at the beach. I do not want
the world to know my fear.
I do not want the world to know
I have reason to fear. …