wrath of a child

wrath of a child

A Poem by Latifa

this poem encompass what i believe the children of wars are going through so enjoy it please

Upon the crumbling walls i stood
Through the deteriorating roofs i looked
I gazed around the shattering windows
I listened to the dreary screams of widows
The life i knew so well slipped from me 
In a sudden moment of utter melancholy
I wandered aimlessly
I cried a piercing shriek that reached the deepest sea
Where are you mother ?
Where have you gone father ?
Why did you abandon me brother ?
The sky sobbed with me
The subtle breeze of the world consoled me
For you have missiles
I have tears
For you have rifles 
I have smiles
I shall clad my self in the cloak of innocence
I shall engulf my heart into convalescence
You conceal your face into disguise
You look at me with cunning eyes
Tittering and laughing on your own lies
For i , i shall rebel my friends
So believe me this is not the end
From the past i depart
From the  sad memories i walk
For i'm ought to carry the flag of liberty
And anchor my name to eternity

© 2013 Latifa

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"The sky sobbed with me

The subtle breeze of the world consoled me

For you have missiles

I have tears

For you have rifles

I have smiles

I shall clad my self in the cloak of innocence"

A very sad reality nowadays and to those who have never been in a war or a civil war need to know that there are no civil things about it and the result are orphaned children and widows. A very powerful poem...:)

Posted 7 Years Ago

sounds like
you been talking to my ignorant neighbors
and their shabby trailer
watch their dog
think it has rabies

Posted 7 Years Ago

Sad, yet you dissect the truth,( more and more your view of "the American Tourist" )Is swept away, you are asked to sit in another room not "Mature enough to eat at our table" But you are the mature one, even in your youth, I suspect you speak ,and understand at least three languages,most here can speak only one,the voice they hear is only their own,or a phone massaging a need in their mind,(they can't identify)So good luck in your walk for liberty, I hope, (and hope is a powerful emotion some would like to erase)you can live the liberty you view.

Posted 7 Years Ago

This is so saddening, I like the hard hit to it love, a powerful poem that really needs to be read! Much enjoyed hon xx

Posted 7 Years Ago


7 Years Ago

thanks glad you enjoyed it
thanks guys for the encouraging review i appreciate it

Posted 7 Years Ago

The children in war are the forgotten victims. I was a Soldier for 15 years. I saw in the eyes too much living and pain learn by children growing up in war zones. The poem described question and thoughts. Old wise saying. Hard times create hard people. Poor kids in war zones lose their youth for the desire of surviving. I like the closing lines to the excellent poetry.

Posted 7 Years Ago

very sad..well did,good poem it is

Posted 7 Years Ago

I very much enjoyed this wonderful write

Posted 7 Years Ago

This was great the description was amazing!! Good job

Posted 7 Years Ago

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Added on October 3, 2013
Last Updated on October 5, 2013



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