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Author Name: Freealiopterix 3 Comments
Date Added: August 01, 2013 05:08:40 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Another Death
 


Another Death



Another death upon this sand

The blood flows freely in the land

And through the streets where people scream

For them no peace no sleep no dream;

The smell of copper fills the air

It mingles with the crowd's despair

The wailing for the loss of kin

All lost to war this mortal sin;

A hundred thousand now they say

Have lost their lives in every way;

But still there leads no-one to peace

The people granted no release;

All countries look to Ban Ki-Moon

To answer prayers for peace and soon.



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Comment By: FreeFirestone Feinberg on August 2, 2013 07:19:43 AM Report
This is a poem of necessity.  It needs to be.  To be said and to be heard and to be truly felt.  What shame mankind has wrought.  Will there ever be an end?    ...a poignant statement, Alistair.    --David
Comment By: PremiumLindaM on August 2, 2013 02:27:04 AM Report

A powerful poem that describes the horrors of war. One hundred thousand lives lost and no end in sight.

It is almost more than my mind can comprehend. Very moving poem.

Linda

Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on August 1, 2013 10:33:38 AM Report
So sad to read will it ever end ?? I think not!!




 


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