Hero Of WarMature

Influenced by the song Hero of War.

1st January 2010

The look in her eyes, it showed her fear
But I sat locked away
The girl she watched as I sat in tears
But at least I was safe that day

 She knew those things that I had known
But I sat locked away
She writhed as they threw her where I was thrown
But at least I was safe that day

 She showed the mark left on her wrist
But I sat locked away
The men came close, she clenched her fist
But at least I was safe that day

 The men shot guns and her face turned white
But I sat locked away
They grabbed her arms too tired to fight
But at least I was safe that day

 The girl she looked into my eyes
But I sat locked away
She wanted to apologise
But at least I was safe that day

 The girl mouthed ‘son’ and then broke down
But I sat locked away
I knew I couldn’t make a sound
For I was safe that day

 I heard the shot I heard the cry
But I sat locked away
The men, they left to let her die
Why was I saved that day?

The End

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