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Floyd Zimmerman

(01/06/1989 / England, U.K)

Green Soldiers


The Armies marched with banging drums
That made ill the streams, made black the dreams.
The Armies marched with cracking horns,
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  • Paul Hansford (9/12/2009 11:42:00 AM)

    This one sounds as if it ought to be good, but I didn't get the symbolism you appear to be using. Who are the soldiers with green robes and green swords, and who is 'she'? Am I just dim, or could you help the reader out here? (Report) Reply

  • Jen Capaldi (8/27/2009 12:51:00 AM)

    you involve great imagination and symbolism in your work. you have a gifted creative mind

    Jen (Report) Reply

  • ~ Jon London ~ (5/8/2008 4:24:00 PM)

    Your use of visual imagery sits the reader down, and sooths them into wanting more.........The words - That made ill the streams, made black the dreams - great line.

    Best wishes to you...keep this up, you have a gift that many would love to have.

    jon (Report) Reply

  • Stacy Bea (5/7/2008 3:42:00 AM)

    like wiliam im not also big on the rhyming, but the meanings are so heartfelt and deep i can see past it (Report) Reply

  • Rebecca Mummery (5/6/2008 10:07:00 AM)

    Hey :)
    Particularly like this poem out of all your poems so far.
    'Their drums rung around her ears,
    Their trophies hung within her tears' < Like those lines. (Report) Reply

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