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Sorry| Short Poem

They poisoned the dogs in my street They said I can no longer give them food to eat But I’d always eat half my plate Save it for midnight When it’s much too late Then I go running with the wild dogs They poisoned the dogs in my street And I still refuse to eat,…

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Memory of The War

The rumbling of the house Soon after the explosion I turn the radio up And push it closer to her head She needs it more than I do But as the radio dies I can hear their cries And I wonder What did a 13 year old do To deserve this?

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Truth Told

A memory that’s not yet old Her, laying on my dorm room bed Fever filling her head Gun shots sounding closer and closer Baghdad, what have we done? I kiss her forehead, cover her with my blankets Sister, what have we done? I told her I have to step outside But she couldn’t hear me…

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Episode 1- The Hounds

[Draft 7/2013] I was determined that it was O.K. that the government was making a big deal out of nothing. Like the tornado sirens that were never followed by a tornado, flood warnings, and ‘terrorist attacks’ that never manifested. I had a test the next week. It was finals week. I went to the corner…

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