7/7 *A dedication to the lives lost and ruined on the 7/7 train/ bus terrorist attack and other terrorist attacks*

Just as normal, they'd all awake,
to their daily lives, nothing new.
Just as any other- that day would break,
and they'd prepare for work and school.
But evil minds had plotted for this day for so long,
the day where they'd do something evil and wrong.
The train arrived, full to the brim,
and all of the passangers squeezed their way in.
Packed in like sardines- they went off to their day,
but they never got there- something happened on the way.
How could they expect the bomb so near?
When it went off- it was only too clear-
that someone so terrible was making a point,
and the screams and explosions made a terrible noise.
With no time to brace themselves, many were dead,
some were paralysed-  or took wounds to the head.
None were unscathered, in body or mind,
but those brave survivors would leave anyone behind.
The devestation brought survivors together,
would they give up? The answer is- never!
The strong helped the weak,
survivors grieved the lost,
when the ordeal was over,
clear was the cost.
Twisted metal and blood,
scarred minds of survivors,
families grieving,
couldn't leave it behind them.
Terrorists do just what their names suggest,
terrorise the world to such an extent,
that the memory's a scar that's too deep to be healed,
to all of the victims of such an ordeal;
I write just a simple dedication,
to show that I'm thinking of your situation.
I weep for your heartache and though I can't offer much-
I hope that my words can help you a touch.
Brave are they who survived the storm,
and found the stregth to still march on.

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Submitted on October 16, 2012

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Closest metre Iambic pentameter
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Words 297
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 38, 1

Sophie Roberts

EMAIL ME AT sofisweetie@hotmail.com or add me on facebook for info on my other writing! https://www.facebook.com/SophieLarrrrrMarieMy name is Sophie Marie Roberts. I'm nearly 20 years old and I live in Wrexham, North Wales. I write poetry because it's one of the things that comes naturally. When I was a child I would try to write a diary like everyone else my age but I ended up with a book of poetry. I find it the easiest way to express what is happening in my mind too (which, in some cases, worries me- since my poetry is rather bizzare!) I don't have any diploma's, certificates or qualifications that tell me I should write but I write anyway. I hope people like my poetry- but I know it won't be everyone's cup of tea- but I hope it's yours. ALSO; PLEASE BE AWARE THAT ALLTHOUGH I WROTE 'THIS POEM MEANS' UNDERNEATH MY POEMS- I'M MERELY STATING WHAT IT MEANT IN MY HEAD. PLEASE INTERPRET MY POETRY HOWEVER YOU WISH. http://www.booksie.com/mystery_and_crime/short_story/inksplodges/bitter-freedom/chapter/1 < one of my short stories. more…

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