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Poetry by Frederick K. Foote, Jr.
(Sacramento, California, USA)

War and Peace
Published January 14, 2019
Poetry by Frederick K. Foote, Jr. - 45 Poems - Eleventh Transmission
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War and Peace

by Frederick K. Foote, Jr.

Cinder block, crushed rock

Crumbs of tender flesh

Bloody scrape on a rasp
of a ruined, wasted wall

Kissed by acrid smoke

Licked by fevering flames
coveting the broken remains
of bones, bodies, and brains

At peace, at peace
at last and forever


Biography
Frederick K. Foote, Jr. was born in Sacramento, California and educated
in Vienna, Virginia, and northern California. He started writing short stories
and poetry in 2013. Since 2014 Frederick has published over hundred-fifty
stories and poems including literary, science fiction, fables, and horror
genres. Frederick has published two short story collections, For the Sake
of Soul, (2015) and, Crossroads Encounters, (2016).

To see a list of Frederick’s publications, go to:
https://fkfoote.wordpress. com/
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