It's been 5 years since I've last posted here. And looked back at some of my earlier posts and noticed a significant amount of change. So I decided to write this and share. Enjoy.

5 Years

Full of wonder and full of life,
marking down the calendar
as life quickly passes by.
It's been five years, only five years,
but my memory says it's only been days.
Can I truly remember these things this clear?
To have done so much in such short time
to many, five years is an eternity
to few, only a blink of an eye.

Looking back and reminiscing
and seeing how much has changed
It's amazing what five years can do
To personality, heart, and soul
Oh, how easy it is to be rearranged
Reflections of who you were
to who you are, then you know
the type of person you have chosen to be.

From Kuwait to Qatar to Afghanistan,
and from Zambia to the slums of Haiti
I've seen war, wealth and poverty,
and regardless of status
treated everyone respectfully.
In this time slowly comes maturity,
but maturity came fast for me
Blame the war, blame the work
Just know I chose to help, not to hurt

Actions have consequences,
forever changing worldviews.
Some too stubborn to change
and others change too soon,
but fate cuts the thread
all. the. same.
Vivamus mea Lesbia, atque amemus,
rumoresque senum seueriorum
omnes unius aestimemus assis!
Last edited by Eaglestalon101 at May 6, 2015,
Great improvement you've done here. I am really enjoyoing this piece, it is easy to see that you've worked hard on your writing. Gratulations
i really enjoyed that line "but fate cuts the thread". Great line.
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