Did you fight for stars or sit in an iron cell?

March 18, 2011
By Endless1996 GOLD, Bay City, Michigan
Endless1996 GOLD, Bay City, Michigan
18 articles 0 photos 22 comments

Favorite Quote:
"sadness my dear is nothing but power, use it, and use it well" By Arnold Lee Elwood


Some men go to war, others to jail.
Notices are written in the mail.
Years spent behind iron bars, or fighting for stripes and stars.
They wake up one morning and are suddenly free, for they are no longer in the army.
Those in cells will remain, for they are criminals, still in jail.
Smoe men go to war, others go to jail.
Read the letters in the mail.
In this nation full of scars,
noble men fought for stars.
Nothing lost and nothing gained,
except the anger they still contain.
Letters forgotten to send,
some lost life others gained a friend.
Some men are free,
others never will be.


The author's comments:
i had a dream were i had two lives one were i fought for my country and the otehr i was in a cell.

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on May. 13 2011 at 12:08 pm
AngelForeverBleedingLove DIAMOND, Frederic, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
You say you don't remember,
But I will never forget

This IS deep, like fallin_and_out_of_sanity said. I like it though, and I think it's cool that you based your poem of something you dreamt about. Sweet poem!

-Angel


on Apr. 15 2011 at 3:58 pm
Endless1996 GOLD, Bay City, Michigan
18 articles 0 photos 22 comments

Favorite Quote:
"sadness my dear is nothing but power, use it, and use it well" By Arnold Lee Elwood

im a chick but ok! lol i play sports so im used to it.lol! and thanks dude i appreciate it

on Apr. 15 2011 at 2:46 pm
fallin_and_out_of_sanity BRONZE, Olympia, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

No problem dude i got you.

on Apr. 15 2011 at 8:57 am
Endless1996 GOLD, Bay City, Michigan
18 articles 0 photos 22 comments

Favorite Quote:
"sadness my dear is nothing but power, use it, and use it well" By Arnold Lee Elwood

thanks guys!!!!  it means alot, could u do me a favor and get the word out and have other ppl vote and comment?! thanks

clappster said...
on Apr. 14 2011 at 2:20 pm
That was an awesome poem.I wish I could think of stuff like that in my head. Although it would only let me give you one star for some reason.I give you ten stars. Oh heck I give you as many stars as I can.

on Apr. 11 2011 at 7:56 pm
fallin_and_out_of_sanity BRONZE, Olympia, Washington
3 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Man, this is sp deep. Its not like other writing where its alll like oh...cool. This makes you think and wonder i love it.

on Apr. 11 2011 at 5:22 pm
I like this very much, and I think that is so powerful to write like that about the people who did wrong and then the people trying to stop the wrong. Hehe im the first to comment.


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