A Reason To Remember

The bodies lay
All around,
Bullets were firing
hitting people down .

I think about my
children, they are at home,
I think about them because
they are all alone.

I wonder if I'll see
Them ever again?
Will this be the end
for me and for them?

My children are only young,
a couple months or so
My wife is sick from
a broken heart I have been told.

I will fight for freedom,
I want to see my children again.
I will live this day out,
I will fight till the end.

Will you remember me?
I remember you.
Keep in mind while I was fighting,
I was fighting for you .

Submitted by: Stephanie Stride
Grade 9
St. Anne's School

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