old photographs (part two)


She was just sixteen
when war broke out.
Like all wars
it was cruel and unrelenting.
The casualties were many,
and the devastation vast!

She saw the bombs,
the destruction.
The Hospital
became her home
when darkness fell on the World.

She never forgot the heroes
the soldiers,
who lied about their age
to fight.
It was for their country
that death took some!

Many never returned
many were lost,
the gloom,
the desolation
of war.
The suffering of the innocents,
and a blood stained world.


8 thoughts on “old photographs (part two)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s