daddy? MAG

May 26, 2010
By Hamlet BRONZE, Lancaster, Other
Hamlet BRONZE, Lancaster, Other
2 articles 0 photos 0 comments

Favorite Quote:
Run, and don't look back! Except to maybe give them the finger.

A balloon,

There in the sky,

A red splash in the blue,

A boy asks;

“Why does it fly, Daddy?”

A cloud,

There in the sky,

A sailing shadow in the light,

A boy asks;

“Why does Mum cry, Daddy?”

A plane,

There in the sky,

A bird tossed amongst stars,

A boy asks;

“Why do men lie, Daddy?”

A bomb.

There in the sky.

A crash of white against black.

A boy breathes;

“I don't want to die, Daddy.”

The author's comments:
Loss of a child's innocence as the child grows up, painted by questions.

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OceanFey GOLD said...
on Jul. 16 2011 at 9:30 pm
OceanFey GOLD, North Potomac, Maryland
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It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get. - Confucius

The last line is so sad. :(

great job with the emotions.

on May. 16 2011 at 5:52 pm
CaptainFabulous GOLD, Gray Summit, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"Sometimes I believe in as many as six impossible things before breakfast" - Lewis Carroll

ooh i love this really different but great



Ookami DIAMOND said...
on Mar. 28 2011 at 4:46 pm
Ookami DIAMOND, Kiansas City, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
Don't give up! Keep on going! Till victory is won!!!

This was a great poem. It is really moving peice!

l.iney DIAMOND said...
on Mar. 28 2011 at 3:42 pm
l.iney DIAMOND, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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great job with this piece it slowly works its way to the main topic. Amazing wording

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