Toy Soldiers

by Elizabeth C. Haynes

The world out there is one for toy soldiers,
Lined up in rows, one after the other,
Their camo green bodies of similar size, shape, proportions
All called to conform.

Yet here I sit, a different shape entirely.
Bright colors.
A pacifist no less.
With absolutely nowhere to fall into line.


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My first book, Halfway There: Lessons at Midlife, was released on August 18, 2020 by Warren Publishing and was re-released on February 16, 2021 by White Ocean Press. To read an excerpt, check out reviews, see the author Q&A, or find links to buy, click the Learn More button.

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Elizabeth C. Haynes is a writer, editor, author, and former head of marketing content. She now works independently to help clients improve the quality and effectiveness of their writing, storytelling, and digital content.

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