Written for: Poetic Asides #407 – Write a big event poem e.g. eclipse, wedding, concert, or a trip to the library.
look of happiness
on my father’s face when he caught
his first glimpse of World War Two Veteran’s monument
in Washington, D.C. Though he was unable to walk, balked at using a wheelchair,
tears of joy were evident as we toured this tribute to a time in which he was an active
participant, a believer in justice.