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He fell from the ditches
like an angel from haven’s gate
He sang a song of triumph,
as would the newest saint
He ran the length of the field
to see the enemy die
He never thought for a moment
to kiss humanity goodbye



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Rolledthestone This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 24, 2013 at 9:00 am:
Pretty good for a first time poet ;) I'm sorta biased when i read poems because I love poems that rhyme so that poem is probably as good as it can get in my books when it comes to poems that don't. Which is a compliment. Non-rhyming poems don't get that far for me.
 
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OldYoungOne said...
Mar. 19, 2013 at 3:18 pm:
When I read this I thought about the many who go to war everyday. I liked the poem and the rhythm it instilled my head. Few words with a bigger meaning I like these poems. Good job
 
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