Once upon a war



It starts with an earthquake
And a morale that will never break
Then comes the sound of the marching drum
So loud you can't hear yourself hum
As the time draws closer
An image begins to appear
Thunderous roars reach your ear
Then get louder and louder
Fear creeps into your hearts
Wondering what will happen when it starts
Many men will lose their lives today
When and how, no one can say
Then finally, the silence comes
When you can no longer hear the war drums
Suddenly the shouts of men in a nearby bar
Songs of victory for the end of the war
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Submitted by caesar_g on December 01, 2010

Modified on March 23, 2023

31 sec read
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Quick analysis:

Scheme AABBCDECFFGGHHIJ
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 530
Words 105
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 16

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