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The Time has Come

September 1, 2008
By Samaiya SILVER, Medellin, Other
Samaiya SILVER, Medellin, Other
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I feel myself
Slowly, gently, as though I were being lowered
Being caught by strong arms
My brother's arms

Someone is screaming
My face feels wet
I look up
His tears fall on my cheeks

Don't cry, I say in silence. I will see you again

I look at the sky
The clouds break open
Sunlight streams down.
It warms my face.
I smile

My eyes close...slowly
And I am gone.

The author's comments:
When I was 15, my family was under serious death threat. I've never written poetry, but setting my thoughts down in poem format seemed the most appropriate. I knew that at any moemnt I could be taken, and I hoped I would be ready.

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on Jul. 28 2010 at 8:30 pm
silence-is-loud GOLD, Chicago, Illinois
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I almost criiieeeddd when i read this poem and ur purpose of writing it . u r wonderful.

on Jul. 1 2010 at 5:59 pm
bluesky0728 SILVER, Phoenix, Arizona
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I like the creativity and sense of realism in this piece. It's a really tough topic to face, but this is an awesome piece!

on Jan. 22 2010 at 9:53 pm
sasssgirrrl22 PLATINUM, Pearl River, New York
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wow this is awesome. luv the ending ;))