Cooper Gilliland

Cooper Gilliland Poems

1. Playing With Fire 11/23/2011
2. When The Smoke Clears 11/23/2011
3. Internal Destruction 11/28/2011
4. The Lyrics Of My Life 12/2/2011
5. Impulse 12/3/2011
6. My Faces 12/28/2011
7. Trapped 2/25/2012
8. Time 2/25/2012
9. The Empty Realm 3/7/2012
10. Boogieman Epitomized 3/15/2012
11. Lovely Illusion 3/30/2012
12. Still 3/30/2012
13. Apathetic Prisoner 4/6/2012
14. An Average Day In August 4/28/2013

Comments about Cooper Gilliland

  • Kaia Grønnbæck (12/2/2011 12:24:00 PM)

    You are a very skilled writer. I enjoyed reading your poetry very much!

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Best Poem of Cooper Gilliland

When The Smoke Clears

Before me a field lies covered in blood,
And scattered corpses that rot in the sun
As it sets behind a bank of clouds
Lowering a misty shroud.

A broken soldier walks alone,
Dazed in shock and far from home.
A crimson stain spreads from his side,
And drains emotion from his eyes.

A child crawls from the twisted mess,
Her entire family laid to rest
Beneath the pile of concrete,
Lying tomb-like at her feet.

She sees the soldier standing there,
And reaches out in blind despair.
As he sinks to the ground she takes his hand.
His silent ...

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