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Closing In On Me

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Closing In On Me

Blood is streaming from all of my wounds.

Searing pain resonates throughout my body.

I try to speak, only to swallow more blood.

Every single movement, seems to take a lifetime.

People are shouting, yet all I hear is a high pitched ringing.

The injured and dead near me,
yet all I can smell is the aroma of gunpowder.

The sun descends upon the horizon,
as the shadows of death are closing in on me. 


Note: Dedicated to Military personnel who died in battle.

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  1. Date: 1/5/2011 2:39:00 PM
    Dear Sheol Were you in the military? Your poem is very realistic Dina

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 3:52:00 PM
    good write read my poem "stalag 42"

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 11:19:00 AM
    a lovely thought to dedicate, enjoyed,..p.d.

  1. Date: 1/3/2011 1:01:00 PM
    Very descriptive and emotive work...We can't know the emotional turmoil that these young men and women go through..I am glad that I chose this one to read today for it helped me put what I face in perspective..Your presence at my work helped me to feel better about my work..Sara

  1. Date: 12/14/2010 11:12:00 AM
    Touching tribute to those who sacrifice life and limb for our freedom!