Poem: By The Sea: A War’s Tale 2013

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Poem: By The Sea: A War’s Tale 2013

Post by devnasser on Sun Sep 15, 2013 1:24 am

2013 2013 2013 <div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;"><b>Max Lancaster's </b><i>poem, 'By The Sea: A War's Tale' won the Year 7 Leonardo Prize, 2013</i></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;"><br /></span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-CFC0Klqsc24/T89YZtqgOpI/AAAAAAAABhQ/3BEQNesuIb4/s1600/normandy_d-day_beach_landing.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><span style="font-family: inherit;"><img border="0" height="245" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-CFC0Klqsc24/T89YZtqgOpI/AAAAAAAABhQ/3BEQNesuIb4/s400/normandy_d-day_beach_landing.jpg" width="400" /></span></a></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">The stars shone on the water<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">As I thudded up the beach<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">In green and black,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">A solitary spirit.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">The peaceful silence was broken,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">Often by the sound of cannons,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">The tranquil waters, once azure,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">Were now tainted with a crimson haze.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">The blades of the cold<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">Stabbed the unfortunate<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">As they drowned,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">A gloomy end.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">Sunlight danced along the rippling waves,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">Like diamond eagles on a sunny day,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">But battleships in navy blue<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">Blotted out the sun as they came in droves.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">A bloodshot trail followed me,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">Like parasites on their host,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">The swarm of landing craft overwhelmed me,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">A completely heart-stopping sight.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">They showed no mercy, just brutality,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">Slaughtering us by hand and gun.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">I am now frozen in time on this decimated battlefield<o:p></o:p></span></div><span style="font-family: inherit;">As I lie dead on the sand.</span><br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;"><b>Max Lancaster's </b><i>poem, 'By The Sea: A War's Tale' won the Year 7 Leonardo Prize, 2013</i></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;"><br /></span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-CFC0Klqsc24/T89YZtqgOpI/AAAAAAAABhQ/3BEQNesuIb4/s1600/normandy_d-day_beach_landing.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><span style="font-family: inherit;"><img border="0" height="245" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-CFC0Klqsc24/T89YZtqgOpI/AAAAAAAABhQ/3BEQNesuIb4/s400/normandy_d-day_beach_landing.jpg" width="400" /></span></a></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">The stars shone on the water<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">As I thudded up the beach<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">In green and black,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">A solitary spirit.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">The peaceful silence was broken,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">Often by the sound of cannons,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">The tranquil waters, once azure,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">Were now tainted with a crimson haze.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">The blades of the cold<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">Stabbed the unfortunate<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">As they drowned,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">A gloomy end.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">Sunlight danced along the rippling waves,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">Like diamond eagles on a sunny day,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">But battleships in navy blue<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">Blotted out the sun as they came in droves.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">A bloodshot trail followed me,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">Like parasites on their host,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">The swarm of landing craft overwhelmed me,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">A completely heart-stopping sight.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">They showed no mercy, just brutality,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">Slaughtering us by hand and gun.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: inherit;">I am now frozen in time on this decimated battlefield<o:p></o:p></span></div><span style="font-family: inherit;">As I lie dead on the sand.</span><br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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