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Irony

March 14, 2013
By OwlBaby PLATINUM, Hudsonville, Michigan
OwlBaby PLATINUM, Hudsonville, Michigan
36 articles 1 photo 4 comments

The cries of agony reach my ears
even though through all my years
I’ve never beheld quite so much pain.
Of men forever slain
to save the lives
of us.
We who are undeserving
take advantage of those serving,
So that we may live through the night
and not have to fight,
for life.
But what life is worth living
when what we do is unforgiving,
and the men lay on the ground
blood splattered round and round.
Their lives forever taken
and we are still not waking.


The author's comments:
Awaken.

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on May. 14 2013 at 4:50 pm
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski

I like this. It seems war is a central theme of your work. In this one I think you really were effective in describing how much we should appreciate soldiers and make their sacrifice mean something. Good job, and god bless! XD


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