War

by May 26, 2004Poetry

She looks up at me
eyes shining
full of innocence
she has not seen death
as I have
she has not seen friends die
as I have
I watch her
jealous of her innocence
she laughs and plays with sunlight
gleaming on the grass
I get up and play with her awhile
and for a moment I forget
the death i’ve seen
the pain i’ve felt
for a moment i am innocent too
but then it all comes back
The friends ive lost
The things ive seen
War is not glory
it is Death

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Found in Home 5 Reading Room 5 Poetry 5 War

You may also like…

The Dead Marshes.

The dead marhes through the eyes of a child who witnessed it. Though it may be your initial reponse, please keep in mind that it is not based off any real characture from Lord of the Rings. I made this one all up. Please comment.

read more