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Nothing to lose

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Below is the poem entitled Nothing to lose which was written by poet Peter Thomas. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Nothing to lose

Broken, Cold, Empty, Devoid of hope
These are the forgotten generation
These are the few who stood up
The young that fell for such a cause

Lost, scarred, unremembered,
These boys sent with hope of glory
Learn instead what it costs
To die a nameless death

Over they go with nothing to lose
Over they fall with nothing to lose
Over they die with nothing to lose


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  1. Date: 3/13/2013 5:34:00 PM

    Peter. your poem is amazing! I love it;-)! Congratulations on your wonderful win in Nathan's contest~ always*LINDA

    Thomas Avatar Peter Thomas Date: 3/14/2013 1:42:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank, i am so glad you enjoyed it. Peter
  1. Date: 3/11/2013 6:36:00 AM

    this is a lovely poem pEterr, i especially love how the expectation of the opening line (echoed in the capitalisation of the openeing words - like bullets of the soul) is maintained throughout. Actually, did you mean 'devoid' of hope? Because then it's not so impressive.

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 4:31:00 AM

    Hi there and welcome to the soup, a heartfelt write you have posted and a good one xx

  1. Date: 3/8/2013 8:18:00 AM

    Deeply written!! enjoyed!

  1. Date: 3/8/2013 7:36:00 AM

    Nicely penned, I related with the middle stanza. Welcome to Poetry Soup. I hope you enjoy your stay, and continue to share your words...Raul

    Thomas Avatar Peter Thomas Date: 3/8/2013 9:20:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you for your comment, i will continue to post