Terrible Tuesday

May 3, 2009
By sarecat17 BRONZE, Pequea, Pennsylvania
sarecat17 BRONZE, Pequea, Pennsylvania
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That's terrible, what we say
Cannot bear to look
Yet cannot bear to look away

Children laying silently
Hungry no longer, laughter ceased
For all eternity

It's white night baked into a silvery day
Shut pearly whites, gone to sleep
We let these innocent minds fade away

When it's still far too soon
Some things go missing, sometimes too quietly
Words scooped from their mouths with a deadly spoon

We cannot forget the children who've passed
All of them, everywhere
Help their spirits and memories last

The author's comments:
This poem is about children all around the world affected by problems brought on to them. It's about the children who've died because of things like the war in Iraq and the genocide everywhere. This poem simply says what a tragedy the loss of their lives is. It says we can never forget them because it was far too soon for them to go.

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