Weep for Me

Written by Rachel Hubbard


Weep for me and all the others

Who are cast down among the earth

Where bodies lie within the mud

And yet our actions carry on to truth

There is some part of us still there

A breathing in the heart of land

Though we lie here beneath the feet 

And are not one but one of many

We do not count for our beliefs

But the orders we carried out

There is no heart, no soul in here

But blood and sweat and toil

The hands above us paved the way

For those who’ve yet to come

Perhaps the ones who've fallen here

Will leave some sons to see tomorrow 

And if a new tomorrow comes

And wakens with the morning sun

Think now what light it wants to shed

And pause for a moment for the dead.