Turmoil

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: War and Military  |  House: Booksie Classic
This is a poem I wrote dealing with the themes of Nuclear War. I hope you like it!

Submitted: June 01, 2014

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The midst of a war, a war without soldiers. No blood spilt on a non-existent battlefield, with no one left to spill it.

‘Stead of the shells, you ride mechanical comets, speeding through the night air, nuclei colliding;

they burst, in a field of white fury.

With my back to the city, nine miles away – the heat on my neck, but no hostiles firing.

They're far in the east, on that enemy horizon

waiting with impersonal distance.


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