#488. child warriors

November 28, 2011

in rags
with one flip flop
between them handcuffs
shiny sharp their eyes turned
to what thoughts and fears ahead

are they hungry
will they be fed

2 Responses to “#488. child warriors”

  1. slpmartin said

    Too many children fight the wars for old men with the promise of a better life. 😦

  2. Well said.. beautifully written. When you wrote “shiny sharp eyes” I thought how I would be afraid of them… fear begets fear…

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