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Fright in France MAG

June 18, 2009
By THEendOmega SILVER, Weymouth, Massachusetts
THEendOmega SILVER, Weymouth, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"A true friend won't stab you in the back when you least expect it. A true friend will stab you in the chest when you most deserve it" - Me

Bullets fly, the terror is thick
Soldiers die, the horror will stick
The waves are tainted, dyed with red
The beach is littered, covered in dead.
The man to the left looks for a haven
The men who are left all need saving
More men come, the boats are shot
More men come, effort seems for naught.
June sixth is the day things changed
They had found the way, though deranged
Carnage, massacre, macabre fighting
Death, destruction, merciless blighting.
When the day was through and the dead were laid,
The crimson tide had not begun to fade.
They now must press on, they must fight on.
And after, the rising sun must see its last dawn.

The author's comments:
For those who can't figure it out, its about D-Day and the invasion of Normandy.

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This article has 8 comments.

Rosie_Pearl said...
on Mar. 6 2014 at 11:28 am
Rosie_Pearl, Forney, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
I'm not crazy, my reality is just different from yours <3

Wow, I really like this... It is very thought provoking! also check out my work if you get a chance, thanks x)

on Jan. 25 2012 at 2:21 pm
DancingFingertips BRONZE, Glen Allen, Virginia
4 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
Imperfection is perfection, madness is genius, and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. --Marilyn Monroe

I liked the ending. It does make you think, like someone else commented. Keep up the writing!

on Nov. 21 2011 at 3:49 am
FULLSTOP GOLD, Skipton, North Yorkshire, Other
13 articles 7 photos 103 comments

Favorite Quote:
forever and ever and ever and ever will never be enough

Wow, it makes you think and it's a really good poem. KEEP WRITING! also please could you check out some of my work. thanks x

BeccaAnne said...
on Nov. 4 2011 at 3:13 pm
BeccaAnne, Vanderbilt, Pennsylvania
0 articles 0 photos 21 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Love me now, love me never. If you love me now, love me forever."

This is amazing, beautiful!

Duckie430 said...
on Sep. 15 2011 at 9:40 pm
Duckie430, Riverside, Rhode Island
0 articles 0 photos 228 comments

Favorite Quote:
“The secret to life is being who you are and being happy with who you are.”
"Whatever does not kill you only makes you stronger."

Excellent use of imagery; original poem compared to others on the site.

Milo! said...
on Apr. 14 2010 at 4:16 pm
What a great piece. It’s so understandable. You made it really easy to see where you’re coming from. I hope you keep writing, because this is really good. You should check out some of my stuff. I think you would like it.

on Dec. 8 2009 at 12:43 pm
munkyman95 GOLD, Medway, Other
18 articles 1 photo 100 comments

Favorite Quote:
I will become, what I know I am' Michael Jordan

That was AMAZING!!! wow loved the word choice and imagery... seriously blown away by that. Was very vivid and could have a glimpse of what it was like for those living in the war. Haven't read many poems better than that

Patrick said...
on Dec. 7 2009 at 5:39 am
This sounds like something written upon watching clips and videos of the attack. I beleive it COULD be better, but i do love it. Mostly because the imagery is VERY clear and the rhyming has a flow to it that just feels right to me.