Samuel Flockhart

Rookie (26.06.1990)

War Cry


If you had one hour left to live,
If one hour was all you had left to give,
Would you waste it all trembling in fear?
Dreading the darkness looming near?

You who struggled through it all
You who stands fast, whilst others fall
You who has suffered from start until end
Is this how you want to be remembered my friend?

You who wouldn't be broken by storm or by rain
I was with you when you faltered
I witnessed your pain
By your side we crawled through the ice and the mud
As one, we fought through the fire and the blood

If this is our last moment, then let us do it right
Remember what life has taught us
'Those who live are those that fight'

If this is our last moment
Then let us sound our war cry
Of those of us who are truly brave
And are daring now to die.

Submitted: Sunday, September 15, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 16, 2013

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  • Rookie - 1 Points Charles Monroe (10/29/2013 1:46:00 PM)

    'Top One-Hundred Poets Club'
    Out of Thousands and thousands of Poems online
    Mine was number sixty-five.
    Poet with a Thousand Kills
    But with weak promotion skills.
    Poem Hunters lose their way
    And, at times, become the prey
    All is fair in War and Love
    Top One-Hundred Poets Club.
    All contestants orchestrated
    Or perhaps they're all related
    Smiling proud with Pen in Hand
    We remain the Underrated.
    It will take a thousand Poets
    Just to help you stay afloat
    But nothing beats the satisfaction
    To receive an honest Vote.
    Poem Hunts the lamest Ducks
    I Searched You a thousand bucks
    Poison Ink reigns from above
    Top One-hundred Poets Club

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    #65 Charles Monroe


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  • Gold Star - 11,771 Points Ramesh Rai (10/24/2013 3:11:00 AM)

    A beautiful creation. a great write. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 508 Points Ramesh T A (10/19/2013 4:28:00 PM)

    War nobody likes and this highlights this theme! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Luna Michaelis (9/19/2013 8:12:00 PM)

    I just had a major fangasm over this piece of art. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ratnakar Mandlik (9/17/2013 6:31:00 AM)

    good....poem...................... (Report) Reply

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