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I Was

By Matthew Borczon

I was

I was

on one
knee helping
a detainee
stand for
the first
time on
his external
fixation device
when he
hit me
hard across
the back
of my
head and
I had
to move
fast to
stop the
Marine guarding
him from
hitting him
with his

later I
heard the
marine tell
the story
he says
that corpsman
must be
new he
hasn't learned
to hate
them yet

but he

Article © Matthew Borczon. All rights reserved.
Published on 2019-05-13
Image(s) are public domain.
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