Debora Short

Rookie (August 4 / Florida)

Collateral Damage - Poem by Debora Short

Today,
I saw a dad
On CNN
He had lost
Not one
But
Both of
His dear sons
Over… there
And I
Wondered
When will
Our world
Have the heart
To
Cry
For
Them

(Praying for Peace, Tennessee
~ July 27,2006)


Comments about Collateral Damage by Debora Short

  • Rookie Duncan Wyllie (7/29/2006 3:07:00 AM)

    A stunning piece that cries out from the heart, where is the compassion in all the loss
    This is so heart-felt
    Love duncan X (Report) Reply

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,758 Points Sean North (7/27/2006 9:46:00 PM)

    THANK YOU FOR CARING, THE WORLD NEEDS ALL THE PRAYERS IT CAN GET ABOUT NOW AND THANKS YOU AS I DO TOOO...Debora.... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 52,707 Points Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (7/27/2006 8:52:00 PM)

    SOBERING WRITE, DEB, AND ONE MORE OF US NEED TO EMBRACE...
    FINE PENNING, YOUNG LADY...A TALENT YOU DO HAVE FOR THE SILENT WORD...KEEP THAT PEN PUMPIN! '''''''''''''''''''''FRANK/FJR (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 27, 2006

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 19, 2010


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