Thin Red Line

Young smug lieutenant,

Fresh from the academy,

Dropped into the war,

Leading veteran platoon,

Thirty men depend on him.

-

Ego stopped survival,

His actions riddled good men,

Difference between,

Arrogance and confidence,

Is a thin red bloody line.


This post originally appeared on my website.

A single golf clap? Or a long standing ovation?

By clapping more or less, you can signal to us which stories really stand out.