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


Featured Authors:  Elizabeth Weeks-Rowe, iAlan Cook, iNicholas Coe, iJoan Huffman, iDave Brooks, iIan Irvine (Hobson), iHelen Vandepeer, i

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

Gareth Evans

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Poetry
· 6 Titles
· 9 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: Mar, 2011

Gareth Evans, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Featured Book
The Ghost of Atlanta
by JE Thompson

The saga of Andy Michael Pilgrim, facing real and supernatural forces, ends with the publication of The Ghost of Atlanta. ..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Just A Whisper
by Gareth Evans
Monday, March 07, 2011
Not rated by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Follow
Recent poems by Gareth Evans
•  Through The Looking Glass
•  Street Singer
•  A Poem
•  Angels, They Wept For Africa
•  Stills
           >> View all 6


The room reaking with smoke, as the air Hangs grey. 
They fight for the country, but the country is not there. 
The voices suppressed in the night.

Mothers, Fathers, Sons and Daughters

One says yes ! 
The other says no ! 
Well then it's war, to the battlefields we go.

Thousands may die, a sacrifice to your pride. 
Bodies rotting in the sun. 
Worms through the carcass they will run.

Mothers, Fathers, Sons and Daughters

Blood cakes killing a young ones dreams. 
The flies festering in the wounds. 
He was scarcely from his Mother's womb.


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

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

Reviewed by Connie Faust 3/10/2011
Gareth, this last verse is so graphic! It makes a screaming statement that caps the whole poem with the horrors of war.
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.