The Fighter

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Voices approached him daily
Causing him cries and screams
Stalking him during daylight
Haunting him in his dreams
But he was a fighter

He took the blows silently
Not once making a sound
Until on faithful day
He lay bleeding on the ground
But he was a fighter

A letter laid beside him
Telling them to never fear
That everything was going to be okay now
For God was standing near
Since he was a fighter

The letter continued on
About how he's won the neverending war
How they attacked him everyday
But never left a physical scar
For He saw a fighter

His father held his lifeless body
Not caring about the red
His mother cried beside him
Not believing he was dead
For he was a fighter

In the last paragraph
"For years I've known I was this way
But please tell Cameron that I loved him
That his boyfriend wished to stay"
She kissed the forehead of her now peaceful fighter

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BrandalynBoothThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 3, 2013 at 1:02 pm
This is a beautiful poem. Really good job 
Mr.Poetman said...
Jan. 12, 2013 at 2:29 pm
there's only one word for me right now, speechless
MoonChild97 said...
Nov. 26, 2012 at 1:49 pm
wow this is really good sad but good  
ThePoetOfTRUTH said...
Oct. 26, 2012 at 12:12 pm
i liked itit was deep thats what i like
See.As.Eye.See said...
Oct. 26, 2012 at 12:11 pm
Holy cow... This poem is utterly breath taking. I absolutely had to add it to my faves! Love it..
AmieEqualsAwesome-ness said...
Oct. 2, 2012 at 11:58 am
Great job News. :) Loved it. I totally felt the emotion. 
smileykin234 said...
Sept. 27, 2012 at 3:13 pm
Really neat! its tots awsomeness something that could turn into a book.
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