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cold war

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

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cold war

behind these walls, where they linger
i know they're hiding
shadows get bigger
if i broke these rules, and pulled the trigger
what would you do?

we're aiming these words that we're ready to say
in these dug-up, nonexistent trenches
using each other as a shield
saving ourselves behind defenses

do we not understand that this is not all for one?
we have not yet lost, but we have not yet won
all those things we did and said, now we pay the cost
we have not won, but we have not yet lost

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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Date: 11/11/2017 4:31:00 PM
Your writing expresses hope. It's a well written piece. Lovely.
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Date: 11/12/2017 3:30:00 PM
thank you so much!!