The young dead soldiers do not speak.
Nevertheless, they are heard in the still houses:
who has not heard them?
They have a silence that speaks for them at night
and when the clock counts.
They say: We were young. We have died.
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Background is a photo of The Rifle House Cemetery, in Belgium, that contains 230 First World War burials. I googled the WW1 soldiers photos. Texture by Chris Johnson.