Wait For Me

July 6, 2010
Tears are dropping over dreams
like bombs dropping over streams
of the flag, torn and worn on
a soldiers back, he runs for the best
spot to drop whats in his bag,
its a necklace with his
brothers name, we call it a dogtag.
helmet & gun rested underneath the sun,
he rises from one knee as the
tears begin to run, he wipes his
eyes, his brother said a real man never cries.
as he removes the flag from his
back, he places it alongside the gun
and hat and says, "no man is ever
left behind and i understand that."
those are the words that he's
chosen to live by, he takes
his gun from his belt
and aims it at his head,
" i wish they had taken me
and not my brother instead".
thousands of years it seems,
he ponders on his childhood dreams,
he pictures his brothers eyes
and says," wait for me".

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bluemagnet22 said...
Aug. 5, 2010 at 1:49 pm
Oh wow this is completely beautiful! You have quite the talent! If you could check out my work sometime I would really appreciate it;)
TheChemicalKidd replied...
Aug. 5, 2010 at 3:25 pm
Thank you so much, i will deffinently check out your work. Check the rest of my stuff when you get a chance, ;)
Kgirl This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 10, 2010 at 9:36 am
Wow this is very good!  Please comment on my work.
Mikky-girl said...
Jul. 9, 2010 at 4:20 pm

wow this poem really shocked me at the end. well written though


TheChemicalKidd replied...
Jul. 9, 2010 at 11:27 pm
Thank you 
AlexaClare said...
Jul. 9, 2010 at 4:15 pm
You are so talented, this poem is amazing.  
TheChemicalKidd replied...
Jul. 9, 2010 at 11:28 pm
Thank you so much for the feedback
Mandi C. said...
Jul. 9, 2010 at 12:35 pm
that was really awesome!!! i loved it!!! kepp writing lol.... look at some of my writing i just added a new piece. :)
TheChemicalKidd replied...
Jul. 9, 2010 at 11:28 pm
Thanks for the feedback :) i love your work too!
ruthy1239500000 said...
Jul. 8, 2010 at 8:17 pm
Wow! this is really good. Your an amazing writer!
TheChemicalKidd replied...
Jul. 8, 2010 at 11:48 pm
Thank you so much. You should see my other writings..if they ever post lol 
April282010 said...
Jul. 8, 2010 at 11:47 am
i am so impressed....your writting is absolutly beautiful and this is one of my favorite articles keep writting you are amazing
TheChemicalKidd replied...
Jul. 8, 2010 at 12:59 pm
thank you so much =]
ForeverknownasCheyenne said...
Jul. 7, 2010 at 8:36 pm
This was amazing!! I am completly and totally inspired!! You did a really great job with this!! If you dont mind, i would love to hear your thoughts on some of my writing and or poetry. Keep writing!
pfvDAN69 replied...
Jul. 7, 2010 at 10:38 pm
this is absolutly amazing...i wish i could write like this. maybe check my poems out? i only have 2 on here cuz they take so long to publish. but again this is incredible
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