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Contributor: Debbi Antebi

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The earth drank greedily
the blood of the dead
as the sun started bleeding
into the sky.

War was everywhere –
between the corpses
and the speechless trees,
in the cold silence
broken by the whimpering wind.

The world became
a still-life picture,
where no one moved
and no one won.

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Debbi Antebi (@debbisland) writes short stories and poems, which have appeared in Every Day Poets, vox poetica, Long Story Short, and Modern Haiku, among others. She lives in Istanbul, Turkey, where she works as a college counselor. Visit her at http://debbiantebi.wordpress.com/


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