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A Nation...Fallen? I. Have. Failed.
My brother…the Axis…Hitler. I have failed you all. Why? I trained so hard! I wanted to be… No… I had to become better for my people. The pain, of seeing my people suffering, tore me apart. How could I have let this happen? Sometimes I wonder if it would have all been better for them if I hadn’t started a war. NO! I couldn’t think like that. I promised Vati I would become the greatest empire, to make him proud… but mostly to make my brother proud. Prussia was once one of the greatest empires in all of Europe and he harbored the greatest soldiers and the strongest army. I envied and admired him. I swore one day I would grow up to surpass him.
‘Was this the end? I have lost the war. I have lost so many of my people, I failed to protect my homeland. I deserved this, whatever was coming my way.’
It was hard to distinguish the blood and sweat dripping down my face. My arms and legs, which were on
a dangerous hallucinationThe light coming through the window was bright,
much too bright.
Even though my eyes were closed
I could see it-
The skin of my arms prickled,
sweat dripped from my brow.
It was two in the afternoon but…
the sun was setting
through the window facing east.
I should have seen the hutch,
shelves lined with bone china
decorated with delicate leaves and vines.
I was so thirsty
and reaching for cups that should have been there.
Instead I found a billboard of butterflies,
the colors raging
more than any rainbow
I'd ever seen.
Their wings fluttered and flashed
yet somehow they moved in slow motion.
I wanted to stand,
wanted to reach out and touch them but…
I couldn't move,
and yet I laughed
ignoring my dry mouth
and the tingling in my feet.
There was a tempest
on the rise
and in my blood.
A sugar rush disguised
as a riot of butterflies
and they were swarming me.
There was a small vial
of insulin in my pocket
that I nev
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