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Eyes of Anger
by Lisa Hilbers

Thursday, December 29, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Eyes of Anger


With the remnants of just an old rag;
He wiped away what was left of the day-
He's seen things he'd never speak of-
He'd heard things he'd try to forget-
With his face in his hands; And only for
this very moment; He was hidden from all
the world; He couldn't see it; It couldn't see him; and he was untouched by
the defeats of ridicule


He'd one day leave here; Return to what
was his; His by the law of man; His
by the blood of others that stood before; Fell before in the same place as he-
So he kicked off the dirt from his boots; Leaned his rifle no more than an arm
length away-
Then returned to the eyes of the dark
haired boy


Wartime thoughts scattered on this desert
land; One of it's own, died in his arms-
His sleeve stained with the blood of a
senseless anger- He'll forever feel the
weight of the boy's limp body-
Ten years old; He'd witnessed a lifetime
of pain; Cast into the shadows of
death without a hand to hold to


Tomorrow, he'll carry that rifle, and
fill the boots again with sand-
Tomorrow he'll pass by the place where
anger overpowers life; Tomorrow,
he'll see things, he'll never speak of-
And hear things he'll try to forget-
But he knows that it will be forever that
he will return to the eyes
of the dark haired boy-


Lisa Hilbers
12/29/2005

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Reviewed by E T Waldron 12/29/2005
As always you go deep and capture your topic to perfection heartwrenching and stark reality! God keep them all!
Happy New Year to you and yours, Lisa!

Love,
Eileen
Reviewed by Mary Lynn Plaisance 12/29/2005
I wish tomorrow he could come HOME! Beautifully expressed, and it saddens me deeply to read, but it's true. ((hugs Lisa))

Mary Lynn~
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 12/29/2005
haunting indeed...

Well done...
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 12/29/2005
Haunting, Lisa, yet an excellent write. :( War is hell for everyone involved, and its effects reverberate through time and all eternity. Will we ever learn?

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Lori Moore 12/29/2005
Very well stated. Enjoyed!
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 12/29/2005
This is a heart-crushing write, Lisa. The sorrows of war are something that stays with the soldier for a lifetime. Too painful to ever tell, the stories remain locked in his memories and play forever like an old record on a broken phonograph...repeating, repeating, repeating. The haunting look in the eyes of those he had to bury, burned into the deepest depths of his soul. It is a difficult job being a soldier and we each owe them a lifetime of gratitude that we were not the ones placed in harms way or forced to be the witness of the senseless death and hatred that is war. We reap the graces of their sacrifice as we live in our rose tinted world with no real understanding of the true taste of freedom. Powerfully written, your accounts of the plights of our soldiers are as though you walked in their boots and as though you witnessed the heartache of their days first-hand. Excellent write, Lisa. Another one of your "bests." Happy New Year to you and all who you love.
Take care,
Sherry
Reviewed by Tracey Hardie 12/29/2005
I have to agree.. war haunts us all till death. Excellet write.
Reviewed by Janet Parker 12/29/2005
Powerful write! I, personally need to see the visions you write about. I go about my daily life and sometimes forget about our soldiers and lives that are being lost every minute.
Reviewed by George Carroll 12/29/2005
Deep insight into a soldiers mind and the affects war can have on him for life.
Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight* 12/29/2005
War changes lives ... forever.

Love & Light,
Joseph
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 12/29/2005
Powerful stuff, Lisa; very well done! BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Burleson, Tx., Karen Lynn. :(
Reviewed by J M 12/29/2005
War is hardest on those that serve this is powerful and very emotional well penned.
Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher 12/29/2005
Stand tall, stand proud, voices that care are crying out loud, and before that soldier goes to sleep at night, we want him to understand that we care...Very well done, indeed!
Roger and Birgit
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 12/29/2005
Haunting images of war, if one has a soul, never goes away.



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