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Author Name: Freepenfold18 8 Comments
Date Added: October 11, 2006 10:10:02 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Bring Them Home.
Bodies mount like grains of sand
Along the highways of barren lands
Dust and cordite, under scorching sun
Blood and tears in torrents run
Children scatter with fear filled eyes
Among the corpses black with flies
The stench of death permeates the air
But life is cheap so who will care
Twisted metal, burning tyres
Plumes of smoke from funeral pyres
Executions, screams of hate
No time for sense, its all to late
Torn and bleeding the world looks on
Our youth destroyed in a war not won
Its not 12 B.C. or even Rome
Its time to bring our children home.
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeElysia on June 21, 2007 10:20:40 AM Report

wonderful work with a beauty of its own. a truly enjoyable read. =^..^=  Elysia


Comment By: Freetasmia on October 28, 2006 05:15:07 AM Report
Laceratingly beautiful...really enjoyed reading this..

Tasmia

Comment By: FreeAlison Storm Wolf on October 13, 2006 03:48:45 AM Report
too bloody true....a total waste of young lives for bugger all.

wonderfully put....horrificaly accurate

this world is almost finished

 

Ali x

Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on October 11, 2006 10:26:03 PM Report
Graham, what can one say?? every day we live and breath all this hell so many suffer and so many lives destroyed.. you have written yet another great poem..Wars and more... Wars it will never stop my friend..Never.. So sad.... Hugs ~ Scarlett
Comment By: FreeJoe on October 11, 2006 03:42:15 PM Report
Excellent write Graham, there comes a time when enough is enough. Let them all come home. Joe
Comment By: FreeMichael on October 11, 2006 12:14:34 PM Report
This is wonderful, Graham. In my opinion, it is as powerful as" Flanders Fields".Michael
Comment By: FreeAngel on October 11, 2006 11:36:50 AM Report
Why? They reach out for the young and vunerable to fight their wars. Very powerful write. May god keep them all safe and send them all home

 

Awesome. God bless each and every one of them

 

Love Angelxx

Comment By: FreeGlata on October 11, 2006 10:43:54 AM Report
Oh, God and Amen! Graham, this rings so true...and my heart breaks every time I watch the news...so many people...YOUNG people...dying so senselessly. I pray that they come home soon...but my prayers have not, as of yet, been answered.

what a strong, intense write!

Glata





 


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