red white and blue

October 6, 2010
By caitlin.marie BRONZE, Windsor Locks, Connecticut
caitlin.marie BRONZE, Windsor Locks, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
"life is a gamble, so take chances whenever they are offered"

the disaster strikes,
troops deployed never to come back.
Still with hope the son waites for his daddy to call and say "im okay, i love you"
mother sits for days holding the phone to her beating chest.
tears falling from her cheaks.
"mommy dont cry, he'll be home soon, i love you".
the day that black car pulled up with flags on top.
"mommy don't cry"
she opens the foor to a man with a that folded flag, dog tags on top.
"roadside" he says, "i'm sorry for your loss."
screams as she shuts the door,
"whats wrong mommy? wheres daddy?"
she looks up to see her sky as the white celling above.
red blood from her broken heart seeming to be pooring out her chest, as the little boy runs outside looking up to the blue sky as he wispers "daddy i love you."

The author's comments:
this is about a little boy confused as to what happened to his father. this poem is about what has happened to so many families due to the deploying of troops. this poem is about being proud to be an american and showing how quick life can change when your related to the proud soldgier.

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on Oct. 19 2010 at 10:41 pm
This poem is so cute. it made me cry :'(

on Oct. 19 2010 at 9:22 pm
Lovely_Me BRONZE, El Monte, California
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Favorite Quote:
There is nothing to fear in Life it is only to be understood.

This was awesome it made me cry to remember the pain from when they came knocking on my door. It helped me cope. Thank You


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