May 9, 2014
she said,
"please come home,
save me from night"
long and hoping she wept through the year
as her soldier husband never returned.
She hoped and prayed
for it to
be a
she screams
at her fate,
bit her tongue, held her kids, suffocating.

Join the Discussion

This article has 2 comments. Post your own now!

moderndayEmilyDickinson This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 15, 2014 at 10:35 am
So it's short, but it contains SO MUCH!!! It's so beautiful, like you are, my friend!!! So wonderful!!! Your poem is so AMAZING. I'm defintely going to be checking your other great writings. Thank you for sharing this!!! I love it!!! Love the emotion in it!!! What I said in this coment, I mean it. Know there's always someone cheering for you!
TheComet said...
Jul. 14, 2014 at 9:42 pm
I love how it is so short and simple but still says it all. This is so meaningful! And the end is just ..."I'm speechless!" I had tears in my eyes. keep writing it's amazing
Site Feedback