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Saturday, 19 November 2011

10 Seconds

Strength in numbers,
base mentality,
oh brave men they,
sick to the core,
they surround the enemy,
marked by his black,
his youth, easy prey,
they pounce
(strength in numbers),
a punch, a kick,
that’s all it takes to snuff
a life.

He escapes,
runs for his life,
unaware that death
now lives within him,
He falls,
heart stopped,
life ceased.

Strength in numbers,
base mentality,
they watch him
flee and fall.
they leave,
as casually as they killed.

© 'Anna'

Stephen Lawrence 'killed in 10 seconds'
Anna is passionate about her world and writes about her feelings in both poetry and prose.  She lives in the UK and for personal reasons, prefers to remain just 'Anna.'


  1. This catches the mentality very well Anna, so it's good and chilling.

  2. Thank you for your kind comment and apologies for the delay in responding - mega PC problems and even a borrowed laptop refused to talk to the remote computer - until this morning!

    Thanks again.

    Anna :o]