March 18, 2011
By NoBody-is-me SILVER, Pikeville, Kentucky
NoBody-is-me SILVER, Pikeville, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
"if you die today, the only people who'll care are the people you served with, to this country your just another foreigner."-the French Foreign Legion

as i see the ground, the ground,
i wish to escape this nightmare
falling with molten metal, all dead
i land, i stop to take in my view
see turrets, one guard, the end.

the next day i meet with the group,
sweet, blood, hatred cover me,
they see death on my uniform,
fear in my face, hatred in my eyes,
but not the knowing of what i did.

i head home, the nightmares fill me
i see dead faces in the dark,
no one knows me any more, no more,
they see an old, crushed man,
I'm a crushed parajumper, bloodied.

The author's comments:
no one knows what veterans go through, this poem probably can't even describe the pain they feel, my father, my uncle, and my grandfather, will never tell me what they faced in war, at least until i witness it myself.

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