Phil Charters

Rookie - 31 Points (11/05/1958 / Australia)

Frayed Edges - Poem by Phil Charters

frayed edges
tattered and torn
unmended, to ruin
the garment falls.

a child
without a childhood
born and quickly
an economic slave

and the youth of man
from beneath a mind
blazing fury
in the hall of learning
hells own corridor
guns of war

and smote
the youth of man.

let then fantasy
enhance the child
and reality
adults condemn

worn a garment
people secure
tattered and torn
the future escapes
unheeded warnings
frayed edges

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  • Raj Arumugam (6/20/2009 3:46:00 AM)

    a strong comment about our world (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 19, 2009

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