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When I saw "poem" in the tweet I got excited. When I read the 'poem' I was disappointed, as usual these days. 50 or so years ago I remember singing:

"Amazing grace how sweet the sound
That saved a wretch like me.
I once was lost but now I'm found,
Was blind but now I see."

I typed these lyrics from memory. I often wonder what happened to "poetry" but wouldn't spend a second arguing about form.

It seems Ms Lachman tried to inspire her students to write a poem about war. I didn't need her inspiration to write "Soldier's Lament". The senseless carnage in Iraq and Afghanistan was enough.