David Keig

Rookie - 13 Points (1951 / UK)

David Hicks - Poem by David Keig

I now fear the sun and open spaces
I don’t see people – only faces
I don’t hear meaning – just the words
As if the shriek of angry birds
These days, I hear a noise and cry
Frightened I’m about to die
Since when it happened I don’t know,
For I was in Guantanamo.


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Poem Submitted: Sunday, December 23, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, May 3, 2011


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