silent witnesses

We all heard the bullets,
menacingly whooshing by,
and we saw them slaughter
silence’s innocent offspring-
we tossed and turned,
uneasy in our sleep,
but we couldn’t wake,
and couldn’t stand,
We just hoped it to be over soon
and closed our eyes
tightly.

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6 Responses to “silent witnesses”

  1. Olivia Says:

    Wonderful words woven together.. 🙂

    May I please invite you to join us for Thursday Poets Rally week 38, where all of your entries are to be fully represented after the collection is over. Link one of your poems via the link below and enjoy encouragements from fellow poets.
    http://thursdaypoetsrallypoetry.blogspot.com/
    Sending you loads of wishes-
    from officials at Thursday Poets Rally community
    xoxox

  2. Jingle Says:

    brilliant words.

    love the imagery, you got talent here,

    keep it up.
    🙂

  3. mbiaro Says:

    thank you both. I will return the visit shortly.

  4. Ashley Says:

    Simple and straight forward. 🙂

  5. Jingle Says:

    Check out Jingle Poetry Potluck or Thursday Poets Rally via the side bar of my blog, we welcome you to become part of our growing community.
    Share your poetry, feel free to place one unique entry to Thursday Poets Rally week 38,
    And 3 old poems to Jingle Poetry Potluck Week 23…hope to see you in.
    Come on, make poetic friends, and get encouragements you deserve!
    Thanks for reading!
    Your poetry rocks!
    xoxox

  6. trisha Says:

    splendid take on our nonchalance towards the things happening around us. what a brilliant take.

    visiting you from Jingle’s blog,
    http://thursdaypoetsrallypoetry.wordpress.com/
    Happy Rally!

    trisha

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