Soldier Girl

July 26, 2010
By KawaiiHana BRONZE, Brooklyn, New York
KawaiiHana BRONZE, Brooklyn, New York
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Favorite Quote:
Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over it became a butterfly

Young boys off to become men.

Not knowing they will never see their families again.

Mothers saying goodbye to their sons.

Not knowing that they could be taken away from them in one breath with the shot of a gun.

Sisters crying for their brothers.

Wishing they could take the bullet while he’s safe under the covers.

The rage of war tearing families apart.

Leaving loved ones to greave over their never healing hearts.

Tears streaming down my eyes as I write this.

As I watch the numbers mount on the casualty list.

Trying to survive in today’s war of a world

It’s alright though I’ll survive I just take it like a soldier girl

The author's comments:
This piece was written just as the Iraq war was beginning to take a turn for the worst and there were rumors that they would bring back the draft.

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on Aug. 18 2010 at 11:45 am
crubs33 DIAMOND, Lido Beach, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud."- Coco Chanel
Life isn't about surviving the storm, it's about learning to dance in the rain.

This is so amazing! im gonna cry :( could u please rate and check out my work?? thatd be great!! thanks and ur so good!!

on Aug. 17 2010 at 11:54 pm
Shminkanator5000 SILVER, Rochester, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"the only thing we have to fear is fear itself"

I really enjoyed reading your piece! It's a totally new point of view. nice job!!!!

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