Life on the Battlefield

Posted August 31, 2011 & filed under Notebook.

I look around

and see

rope like

snake running

up the house

forts built of


guns and more guns

camo everywhere

like costumes on Halloween

barbed wire

sharp as a knife

big vehicles everywhere

wounded hanging on

to the last bit of hope

by a thread

dangerous, desperate

for it to end.

by William, 5th grade