Bright Light

July 5, 2017
By elizabethw BRONZE, Boonville, Missouri
elizabethw BRONZE, Boonville, Missouri
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Bright light, guiding light

Where are you now?

I need you before this fight 

Nearing the town


Come help me 

This is your chance

here upon this key

Give it a glance


Change your heart 

Near me now 

You must be smart 

To hear the sound


Gun shots are fired

 Hear them charge 

 People are getting tired 

and their wounds are large


See the bright light 

at the end of the day

A child flies a kite 

while bodies decay.

The author's comments:

This poem was inspired by my love of history. This poem is about a war that I learned about during my freshman year of high school. I want people to understand what people in war go through and what they do to save our country.

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