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Child Soldiers MAG
Their eyes tell silent stories.
Stories that would shock even the darkest of hearts.
These eyes have seen worse than some could even dream of.
They’ve seen killing and death, and pain and suffering to extents that can be hard to imagine.
Eyes that should be learning how to read are instead being taught how to fight.
Emotionless eyes are being forced to kill in gruesome ways.
Eyes that seem to have run out of tears, because crying never helped.
Their sobs are unheard, their tears are unseen.
Children who are innocent are being ruined by men who see no hope in their government.
Men who are willing to take advantage of an irreplaceable innocence.
The eyes are deep brown.
A brown so deep you could get lost in it.
Eyes that catch attention for their beauty.
They silently tell of innocence lost and of silent tears cried.
These are the eyes of a child soldier.
Huber Heights, Ohio
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"Never Give Up, Never Give In"
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live well laugh offten love much.... cry less love alot be happy... if you love something or someone so much let it go if it comes back it was ment to be....
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"Sometimes I believe in as many as six impossible things before breakfast" - Lewis Carroll
i wrote a report on chiildren in war
read some of the saddest stories while writing it your poem really gets it
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You see that girl? Yeah her. She seems so invincible, right? But just touch her & she'll wince. She has secrets& trust no one. She's the perfect example of betrayal. Because everyone that she's ever trusted has hurt her.
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Beacause 10 billion years time is so fragile, so emepheral... it arouses such a bittersweet, almost heartbreaking foundness
- its from a show i used to watch that i can't remeber the name of
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This is an inspiring piece that not only tells a story but touches the heart. While reading this i could literally see the children, i wanted to reach out and touch them, hold them comfort those innocent brown eyes. That is what good writing is about. Bravo
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"the only thing we have to fear is fear itself"
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"Always remember, it's your choice, everything is a choice."
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"You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you'll escape it one day, and how awesome it will be, and imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present." -John Green
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"I'm living in a shell with no soul" -Three Days Grace (World So Cold)
"Time still turns the pages of the book it's burned" -Avenged Sevenfold (So Far Away)
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Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species. ~W. Somerset Maugham, A Writer's Notebook, 1949
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" Being normal is overrated."
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Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll still land among the stars.
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"I don't know what the future holds; But I do know what holds the future."-my little brother john michael