Swirling ominous circles dance around feet of many,
Its very presence scares those afraid of the unknown,
And towers over those unafraid of what lies within.
Flashes of light could be dimly seen from the widows of ransacked homes;
Young ones cover their ears in fright as the screams haunt the shadows of their dreams.
It grows darker, but none knew the meaning; for it was always dark.
No one knew the warmth of the sun, for they have been in war for far too long.
They have forgotten w