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war    (Continued)

the game we played was our only understanding of war
Declaring it on countries we’d only heard about
But it was not in our noses
it reeked of
rotted human flesh,
we were scared.
our six-year-old bodies became paralyzed
we stood unable to wrap our minds around
the sounds
screams were the singing to beat of guns,
death was the dance
the soundtrack to war was playing in our ears
but we could not dance.
we had tasted the feel of fear.

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Truly Amazing! I love the sense of innocence and how it can easily be shattered in a terrible thing like war. Seriously this was great
Jul. 15, 2014 at 9:39 PM • Report