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

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I have no home, no fatherland, I am a soldier with no weapons, No worldly goods can tie me down, My paths lead me into distances grey. Trenches are my bed, The starry skies of the universe Will cover me when nights are cold. I shall write invisible letters On clouds of cigarette smoke And remember times full of grace When groves were awakening in spring; Only memories remain there, The tranquility of souls will not decay. Bitter thoughts have built barriers, Fields will bleed in spasms - A safe haven for a hero of the fatherland.

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  1. Date: 1/20/2013 5:23:00 PM
    Nice featured poem~SKAT

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 12:22:00 PM

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 9:15:00 AM
    Rinaldo DiRicchardi , :-) Congratulations with your featured poem of the week. Take care and have yourself a lovely Sunday.... always & forever *LINDA

  1. Date: 1/17/2013 9:27:00 AM
    Nice poem:)

  1. Date: 1/15/2013 12:03:00 AM
    i like your poetry. reminds me of bob dylan's blowing in the wind