Once I held a gun #childSoldiers #stopWar

once I killed in the bush;
The men who protected their villages,
The women who protected their children,
The children who would avenge their orphan state. ….Now I’m 16 years old ….

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The Soldier’s Wife #stopWar

There’s silence as she relives the bullets he received,
Calling for help in gargles on the battlefield
And dropping in the smoky marshes to join the deceased.

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