Learn More

David Harris

Rookie - 902 Points (18 June 1945 / Bradfield, England)

In Any War


This poem is dedicated to the men and women whom have given up their lives in the service of their country.


In any war when the guns fall silent
and peace is at last restored.
Monuments will be built
for all the fallen heroes
while their families mourn.
Each hero will be remembered
for the sacrifice they made,
as the darkness that consumed them
brightens into a new day.


9 November 2010

Submitted: Tuesday, November 09, 2010
Edited: Saturday, February 12, 2011

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (In Any War by David Harris )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. The Raven, Edgar Allan Poe
  5. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. Touched by an Angel, Maya Angelou
  8. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  9. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  10. Alone And Drinking Under The Moon, Li Po

Poem of the Day

poet Li Po

Amongst the flowers I
am alone with my pot of wine
drinking by myself; then lifting
my cup I asked the moon
to drink with me, its reflection
and mine in the wine cup, just
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

poet Marvin Brato Sr

New Poems

  1. Synonyms For POET, Adriana Avila
  2. A Poem A Day Keeps The Doctor Away, Adriana Avila
  3. She looks Like a Princess, Rohit Sapra
  4. Just as I am., Roxanne Dubarry
  5. Winter night, Tom Squires
  6. mockingbird, oskar hansen
  7. Villanelle The Fake or the Phoney thrive.., T (no first name) Wignesan
  8. Looking at love, David Cadywold
  9. The Course Of A Butterfly, Maurice Harris
  10. Nothing else, Cee Bea
[Hata Bildir]