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Soldier, you're no more to fight.
Sleep softly in the ground.
Never more to tremble or quake
Beneath the awful sound
Of screams
And bombs
And angel songs
Within the dismal cloud.
Soldier, rest forever now,
You've made your people proud.

Soldier sent so far away,
Would not be home again.
Suffered every day
Amongst the horror and the pain
Of loss surrounding,
Fire raining down
To scorch and sear.
Soldier, slumber peacefully,
There's nothing now to fear.

To those who rule, on high, the world,
Ever commanding death.
Trampling over all the land
To feed your senseless wealth.
Ask the crimson petals
That have flourished from demise,
If your power is worth
Even the earth
In which your soldier lies.
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crashmypartyhard Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
what great work. i love the variations on the rhyming, that it's not too rhymie-whymie. (if that even makes sense.) makes me think of veteran's day, but then it makes me think of all the stuff i've seen on television relating to the war in iraq and afghanistan.
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Hayleyishayley Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm glad that it made you think of veterans and soldiers fighting today. That was my aim :)
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crashmypartyhard Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
nailed itttt

but yeah. great work! i hope to see more!
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Everlasting90 Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I really hope our fallen warriors are at peace. So beautiful!
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Hayleyishayley Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:) :huggle:
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Darth-Arthur Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
As a Soldier, this moved me.
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Hayleyishayley Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:tighthug:
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InkStudio Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012
This poem describes the life of an infantryman in a very unique way. I like it.
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Hayleyishayley Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm glad that you do :)
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Pietroschek Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Without soldiers the western Democracies would have perished in their 1st decade. They deserve to be honored for their sacrifices and duty.
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