Treasure Island

vincent armone

(1/24/70 / Brooklyn)

6 years 1 month 5 days

6 years 1 month 5 days
of war
of failed goverment
of lost economy

6 years 1 month 5 days
of family members still lost
of futures still being shattered
of cancer among heros
of money, before memorials

6 years 1 month 5 days
when a president stood on a hill of rubble and promised justice
of the ememy who still is alive
the soilders who come home missing not only limbs but souls

6 years 1 month 5 days
of being afraid
of waiting for the next attack
of knowing that when it happens 1,000,00 will die

6 years 1 month 5 days
think back to what happened
and never forget
6 years 1 month 5 days

Submitted: Friday, October 05, 2007
Edited: Wednesday, April 13, 2011
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  • Jennifer K (7/5/2010 11:37:00 PM)

    incredibly powerful.
    Your writing flows beautifully with an importnat maessage. It was a great read

    All the love (Report) Reply

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