Every day on the Daily Poet we present the day's news in poetry form. Do you want to play too? Simply pick a news item and place your poem in the comments below. Poetry and news. These two were meant to be wed.
they shed the tears
sounds of freedom enter their ears
the hostages erupt in cheers
except for their left behind peers
as they watch men adorned with bandoleers
they face their darkest fears
and hope that the end to this madness nears