Kimberly Baransky

Rookie (Pennsylvania)

Soldier - Poem by Kimberly Baransky

Alive and dying am I.
A zombie am I.
Trembling with grief stand I
in this terrorists's land,
my government-issued rifle in hand.

Now walking through the shadow of death
my head hangs low,
because I know
my violence caused this silence.

Comments about Soldier by Kimberly Baransky

There is no comment submitted by members..

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 20, 2006

Poem Edited: Sunday, March 18, 2007

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Caged Bird
    Maya Angelou
  8. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  10. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
[Report Error]