The Bones of the Armenians.

Author:Salemi, Joseph S.
Position::Poem
 
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The Bones of the Armenians Not the trump of Gabriel, nor the tumult Stirred up by a clamorous resurrection Can awaken bones from that desert nightmare's Prodigal torment. Not the prayers from myriad begging voices, Solemn penance chanted by dirging fathers In atonement's chorus of expiation Cleanses the blood-guilt. Neither screaming pleas of a gang-raped mother, Nor the pistol shots to the...

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