Beautiful Death

March 25, 2011
By MrIsland9 BRONZE, St.peters, Missouri
MrIsland9 BRONZE, St.peters, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
Looking leads to touching. Then you have a wife and two kids.


The voice declared danger,
But they continued


on,
Hearing the sound of an explosion, they
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to the deserts velvet sand
forgetting basic training, he stands,
POP
The lieutenant falls when a bullet pierces his Kevlar vest
As he hits the ground, the sand splashes like a tsunami
His comrade’s locateandexterminate

They pause
and mourn for him
The unit’s honorable hero
was


dead
Reality was
he had a beautiful death


The author's comments:
We were given 10 words to choose from and had to write from them.

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