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Below is the poem entitled AFGHANISTAN which was written by poet Ale A A. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Surround by snow covered mountains
Glitter in the sun as if sprinkled with diamonds
A beauty worth seeing at least once in a lifetime
Takes you to a place of peace or even a slice of heaven

But that beauty is deceiving
Upon your beautiful landscape Mr Taliban awaits
Nightly raids of incoming incoming, horns blaring
Awoken heart racing, trying to remember your steps through fear and confusion

Two A.M. and I sit here shivering
Fully geared in my pajamas and military TA50
The cold of the snow seeps through my shoes
For in my haste I forgot my socks

I looked around at my fellow Americans
Ranging in ages from twenties and above
The man to my left could be my grandpa friend
And I wonder is this the night that I meet my maker

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  1. Date: 2/26/2013 2:20:00 PM
    Wow....creative poem!!! Nice :)

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    Date: 2/26/2013 8:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    This is real life poem my friend.