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Beggar's Grave

Beggar's Grave

Rustic flowers on beggar’s grave
A gift for one I could not save
Mortality held in palm of hand
Slips past like bullet brand

Grim t'was assassin’s name
Unfortunate tis a lifeless claim
Self-imposed a fixed paradox
Un-ornate tis a humble box

Etched on a shoddy stone,
β€œThwarted by self-dethrone”
Idle tis a woeful impart
No pardon mends a wartorn heart

Unheard a soldier’s beseech
For peace, he could not reach
On lips, scath words bled
It'd be best if I were dead
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Cherie Leigh

How sad.Β  The soldier felt his attempts for peace were moot and took his life!Β  Is that right?Β  Sniffles...Very emotional. You are a great imagery poet.Β  xo Love n HugsΒ 

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Being Me

Suicide is so sad. You've managed to write something beautiful about a subject so terrible x

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Marion Price

The world wars have been tragic, mostly little boys with guns...that's the bit that gets me, we sacrificed our children, so much for the beauty of mankind. Sad write πŸ’•

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Richard Waters

" Beggars, can not be choosers ! " You, have to take what you, are given. As, in life, or the way you die. The varied " natural " defining through probability, associated with graded " risk, " what happens. And, what does not, to you.
You, must accept, fates cruel hand, played. When, ITS POWER is expressed, by event. Circumstance, or perhaps actions of others, settling the score. In, your favour, or not. Know, the fragility of life, to understand your place, within time and space. Any " soldier " realizes the " Quirk...of fate " can take from you, everything.Β 
You, must appreciate the risk, in every thing, you do !Β  :)
X

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Richard Waters

:) Take care. Enjoy, life. As long as you are well. And, active.
TO, HEALTH....AND, HAPPINESS.Β 
X

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Richard Waters

" YOU, DECIDE. " In, your own, time ! And, " space " ?Β  :) :)

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Richard Waters

FIGHT, to, win the peace !
After conflict, comes, the task. To, bring about better. Defying what has been taken. From you, through war.
See, the prize. Cut through, lies. Find liberty. To, express yourself. You, know IT IS A MUST. Sense, your place, in history. Where, and when you are born. And, all that, means.Β  X

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Richard Waters

" What, do you, think, makes me...smile ? " HAVE, A GUESS. Why, don't you ?Β  X

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Richard Waters

" It, is not f..king war ! " I,can, tell you.Β  Honestly.

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Richard Waters

" WE HAVE HEARD, ENOUGH. ABOUT, THAT ! " Thank you. Very much. Understand ?Β  X

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