Tag Archives: Fear

Run

Run Ignore the smoke of fear Be not afraid Run Midst the debris of hate Do not look back Run A saddened nation cheers you A shaken world observes Run Shed not tears of despair You will not be defeated … Continue reading

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Please Just Say Something

Please just say something I can’t stand the silence Yell at me, anything But please don’t just sit there I was going to tell you That’s a lie, I wasn’t I didn’t want to hurt you That’s just an excuse, … Continue reading

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Nightmare or Dream

Is it real, or is it not She stands anchored on the spot At first excited, then afraid By this place where she has strayed Standing in a field of wheat A dusty trail beneath her feet Fighting back a … Continue reading

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Witness

I watched you when you did it I saw what you had done But too scared to admit it My decision was to run Pretend it never happened Push it from my conscious mind Your motive never questioned Leave the … Continue reading

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Tornado

Storm coming wind has changed in the cellar run Glass breaking house destroyed we have been spared pray    

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The Silent Cry

I sense without hearing Observe but do not see Vibrations on my heart Receive the silent cry It echoes on my soul Wrapped as in a dream Reality denied Believe the silent cry Soon it will depart Yet the essence … Continue reading

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Thanks To You Miss Thomas

When I was just in first grade, the teacher that I had Had teaching methods very strict and easily got mad Most questions that she asked me I had no answer for I’d tell her that I did not know, … Continue reading

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The Colors Of Freedom

We face each other. The distance shorter with each day Each cloaked in the stench of death Cannon, silent but alert, line the hills Their voice kills my brothers Who like me, struggle to survive another day Each believing God … Continue reading

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Freedoms Price

Bodies raining down A nations heart ripped open Savage flames assail Tomorrows, lost in ashes The blade of hate has spoken The stain of  9/11 will be forever in our hearts.  It was the day a vicious wound was inflicted … Continue reading

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A Soldiers Prayer

Now I lay me down to sleep The weary soldier said With a backpack for a pillow And a ground-cloth for a bed I dare no sleep too soundly For fear I will not wake If duty once more beckons … Continue reading

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