Marites C. Cayetano

Veteran Poet - 1,774 Points (Philippines)

After The War - Poem by Marites C. Cayetano

who will build the houses?
who will run the machines?
who will till the lands?
who will sail the boats?
who will teach the children?

After the war
where will you be?

Topic(s) of this poem: war

Comments about After The War by Marites C. Cayetano

  • (4/29/2014 4:11:00 AM)

    Excellent poem, evocative and utterly compelling. The poem asks a simple question which is complex to its core, suggesting that war is a radical short-sighted approach to conflict but after the dust settles who will toil the soil of that nation to rebuild the nation from ruins back to civility. (Report) Reply

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  • (4/28/2014 11:55:00 PM)

    War is such a devastating ordeal. Never knowing what or who will survive. A very thoughtful poem. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, April 28, 2014

Poem Edited: Tuesday, April 29, 2014

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