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A Gray Dawn (Revision)


Julian Alexander

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So as i told a few people a few day ago, I was working on an old poem bc i was changing the perspective of the peom, instead of watching it through the soldiers eye, we watch what is happening through a watcher (I.E. The Embodiement <sp?> of Death). So here it is:

 

A Gray Dawn (Revision)



 

As the darkness befalls on this earth

Thundering through the night they march

Leaving a wake of hope and despair

 

Awoken by their cries of pain

Awoken by their cries of joy

 

Walking on top of the bodies of their brothers and sisters

Silently we move to watch all that are here

Holding them as they give their dying breath

Carrying their souls into the ever after

 

They are the dogs of war

Here to honor themselves and nation

Here held with a belief

 

Each night rains of metal pierce flesh

Screams of anger and agony can be heard

The soil drenched with the blood of their friends and enemies

Flashes of false suns scorched the soiled ground

 

There is no safety in those trenches

No safety in their faith

No safety anywhere anymore

 

Days and night pass by

Smaller their family becomes

They carry the tags of fallen

To keep their memory alive

 

Their cause has began to fade

But their will is always strong

 

On the horizon the first rays of red-orange light break through

They see the horror that the twilight hides

 

The skies and earth burnt by the fake suns

The rivers and oceans red with blood

 

This is war true face.

And all we can do is watch without judgment

 

 

Julio Morales (AKA Julian Alexander)

 

PS Lurk i may have found that Powerpoint that i was talking about)

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