A Horrible Disease

A Horrible Disease

A Chapter by Debbie Barry

Written in 7th grade, a poem about war.


A Horrible Disease


April, 1982

It is a horrible disease
That kills all our young men.
This horrible disease
I hope need never spread again.
A horrible disease it is
That spreads around the globe.
Must this horrible disease
Exist on this earth anymore?

Dedicated to all the world's defenders of peace.

© 2017 Debbie Barry

Author's Note

Debbie Barry
I wrote this when I was 13. Initial reactions appreciated.

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Added on November 7, 2017
Last Updated on November 7, 2017
Tags: poem, poetry, disease, war, death

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Debbie Barry
Debbie Barry

Clarkston, MI

I live with my husband in southeastern Michigan with our two cats, Mister and Goblin. We enjoy exploring history through French and Indian War re-enactment and through medieval re-enactment in the So.. more..