In Once Green Fields

by cassie hughes   Aug 24, 2017

In once green fields the larks no longer sing,
Nor rise the owls to meet the waxing moon,
For here amongst the mud no living thing,
Is left to tell the horror men have known.

A place now scarred and blighted for all time,
Stands haunted by what never should have been,
This testament to human, bloody crime
Stands silent witness to a world of sin

No life,
No love,
No beauty left,
No balm against the hurt.
In once green fields now dark and dead,
Where men have done their worst.


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  • 10 months ago

    by Courtney Hough

    i LOVE this. I cannot begin to describe how much i agree with this poem. It's not that we can't change. It's that the human race doesn't want to. This is beautifully written

  • 10 months ago

    by Dagmar Wilson

    A well deserved win.

  • 10 months ago

    by Kireasha L

    A well deserved win. Congrats Cassie!

  • 10 months ago

    by deeplydesturbed


  • 10 months ago

    by Meena Krish

    Simple are the words yet they carry a deep message for
    those to step back and think...but none are doing that..
    So well penned, Congrats on the Win!

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