AuthorsDen.com   Join Free! | Login    
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Lem Yedowicz, iKarin Fleischhaker-Griffin, iKellee Stone, iDenise Nowakowski, iJean-Pierre Gregoire, iMark Lichterman, iShawn Cormier, i

  Home > War > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     
Michael Meadows

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Poetry
· 1 Titles
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: May, 2008

Michael Meadows, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
Bawlmer, Merlyn - Home of The Hons
by Tom Hyland

"Bawlmer, Merlyn - Home of the HONS" - A Synopsis By: Tom Hyland - Email: poesyco@bigfoot.com Copyright: April 29, 2003 Each and every life on this..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Commence
by Michael Meadows
Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Rated "PG" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Follow
Recent poems by Michael Meadows
           >> View all 1

Trying to put what I'm thinking about today into words.

Commence


By: MRM


Tuesday, May 13th, 2008



Stuck in this deep crevasse


Not sure just how I fell.


Wondering where it might lead,


Down to molten rock, or hell.



What am I doing here?


Choosing not yet to yell


About the things I have seen


The dark places where men dwell.



Rooms planning destruction,


Retribution, what's due.


Whatever you will call it,


'til they're doing it to you.



I heard the truth today.


It wasn't the whole truth.


There is another angle,


But I don't know what to do.



Who are they? Who are we?


Why should we even care?


Why should we be the ones now


To storm through this devil's lair?



They're listening, we know.


They're watching so beware.


Those soldiers all have families


Who loved them, so say a prayer.



For all men and women


Who must follow the one,


Each doing their bit of right,


This machine favors no one.



So many facets gleam,


Reflections of the sun


Intense, small streams of white light


Blinding truth from what's been done.



In the name of glory,


The right of self-defense,


Preemption, or redemption,


If the truth will out... commence.



Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Popular Poetry (War)
  1.  The essence of Battle
  2.  that morning along the mezzanine...
  3.  Prison
  4.  A Soldier Died Alone

Women at War by Rosemarie Skaine

Women at War presents historical and present-day information on women in combat. Also in ebook:978-0-7864-8173-6..  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.