Joseph T. Renaldi

Veteran Poet - 1,154 Points (Frackville, Pennsylvania)

Horrors Of War - Poem by Joseph T. Renaldi

War created many sorrows
That the victims had to endure,
Misery and mass destruction
And the lack of security even more.
Attempts were often made to pacify
Those in the midst of the fray,
Saving them from falling into the abyss
And to admonish and rebuke the stray.
Believing that hostilities will soon cease,
The peacemakers will suddenly rise
As the weary and ravaged victims
Wipe the tears from their eyes.
Oh, then we see clearly the outline
Of the faces of those we adore,
To greet each one honorably and,
Remembering those who've gone before.
Now gone are the atrocities of the warmongers
That the victims once had to constantly feel.
Ghastly memories are still deeply rooted
That peacemakers can't seem to heal.

Comments about Horrors Of War by Joseph T. Renaldi

  • (3/30/2010 11:16:00 AM)

    Beautifully written, a nice to express in words. (Report)Reply

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  • rajagopal haran (1/26/2008 10:15:00 PM)

    peace making poem Joseph; made nicely (Report)Reply

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  • (1/26/2008 9:44:00 PM)

    You are a good writer...clearly this expresses the suffering of war. Thank you, keep writing. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 26, 2008

Poem Edited: Sunday, January 27, 2008

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