Lenora Rain-Lee Good http://mtpr.org en "Little Boys and War" http://mtpr.org/post/little-boys-and-war <p>I was six; brother was five.<br>Papa was gone to war.<br>Planes roared overhead<br>Racing for the city,<br>Our farmhouse shook;<br>Dishes crashed on the floor.<br><br>Mama screamed and<br>Called us to her.<br>In the roar, we wouldn’t hear,<br>And rushed outside<br>To watch the show.<br><br>Could we really see the bombs<br>As they flew toward the city?<br>“There! There!” we’d yell<br>As planes swooshed low<br>And dirt blossomed upward<br>And lives and property<br>Were destroyed for our enjoyment.<br><br>And mama screamed<br>And called us to her bosom. Mon, 12 Aug 2013 17:50:05 +0000 Lenora Rain-Lee Good 6712 at http://mtpr.org "Little Boys and War"