Turtle Shell

July 28, 2010
Hiding inside my turtle shell,
Acting as though all is well,
Although a war is waged right outside,
No side can seem to turn the tides.

It was quiet inside that turtle shell,
No bombs exploded, no comrades fell,
Obliviousness does much outshine
Being torn to bits by a land mine.

But Lo!
No more can I take,
No long will I make this mistake!
I must see, I must hear!
Feel the pain, and the fear,
All outside my turtle shell.

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mandapanda9736 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 7, 2010 at 2:44 pm
eeee! how did I not notice that you got stuff approved??? this is good! LO! LO LO LO! I'm LOving that word!
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