by Mila Williams

Big loud guns,

Bombs shooting across

The neighbourhood,

Cats hissing,

Dogs barking,

People screaming,

Babies crying, 

And shots

To the opponents’ troops.

People running to shelters,

Bombs fly up over buildings.

Written by Mila Williams as part of Poetry as Commemoration workshops led by Lucinda Jacob in St. Matthew’s National School, Sandymount in May 2022.