WORLD OF WORDS: Poetry Corner

Just a Day, by Caroline Hansen

Thursday, 8th December 2016, 2:00 pm
Updated Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 1:58 pm
World of Words is written for creative writers by writers
World of Words is written for creative writers by writers

It was just a day

like any other day.

The sun rose in the east

set in the west.

The tide went out

came in again.

People went to work,

children to school.

Shops opened in the morning,

closed in the evening.

Just another day,

an ordinary day

Until -

the bombs went off,

leaving no more days

like any other day

* * *

It was just a day

like any other day

Jets screamed over the city,

and back again.

Explosions everywhere,

people ran for shelter.

Shops were empty,

schools were closed.

Hospitals ran out of medicine.

and hid underground.

Just another day

of carnage and killing

Until -

Justice and Peace joined hands.

Then a new day dawned,

unlike any other day


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