The Winds of War

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The Winds of War The Winds of War

Poem by: lainie

Genre: War and Military

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Poem by: lainie

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Genre: War and Military

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Summary

A metaphor of the spoils of war.

Summary

A metaphor of the spoils of war.

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Submitted: October 16, 2006

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Submitted: October 16, 2006

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I hear

the

autumn wind

of war

 

that blows

the leaves

of  amber

to

 my door

 

begging me

to

let them in

to

save them

from

the cruel wind

 

that

tore them

from their

 mother's

loving limbs

 

~~~

 

 And with her

barren arms

reaching

to the sky

 

I hear her

 forsaken

 mournful

 cry

 

as

 she stands

helplessly

rooted

to

 the ground

 

In horror

as she sees

her children

die

 

And the leaves

keep

falling

d

o

w

n

 

 


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