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By , Ormond Beach, FL
A cool white blanket falls
Upon the rubble-filled landscape,
Burning fires smolder at the foot
Of man's deadly technology.
A technology with tracks
That decimates all in its path.

It is over, all is lost.
The frozen steel sits idle,
Spitting up its oily bodily fluids,
As we wait for our captors.
Our captors of blue and blond.

Looking down at the frost-bitten ground
I find no comfort in this foreign soil.
It warrants death and destruction.
Soaring buzzards sputter above.
The harbingers of our demise,
Forewarning of the advance.

The falling winter heavies my eyelids,
Encroaching my body with weariness.
It is over, all is lost.
Our captors of blue and blond
A goose step away.

The thunderous roar of steel
Grows louder and louder.
The muffled voices in a tongue
Not understood but not so foreign.
My welcomed weariness dawns,
As the accents become distinct and close.

The captors of blue and blond are upon us.
The weariness pulls at me,
Taking me to a warmth
That I have longed for.
I slip away to dark
To familiar soils.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.




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RarelyJadedThis 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...
Feb. 1, 2013 at 8:20 pm
Awesomeness!! ;) but what gave you the inspiration?
 
KevinBogdan replied...
Feb. 2, 2013 at 9:10 am
Thanks! Actually, it was a poem I wrote for my AP Literature class. We were told to write a poem employing imagery and this is what I came up with. :)
 
BrokenBrooke This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 16, 2013 at 4:41 pm
Simply amazing. Beautiful job.
 
kevo241 replied...
Jan. 16, 2013 at 6:07 pm
Thank you so much! I really appreciate it!
 
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