Silver Sorrow (contest entry)A small blond teen flew through the air and landed next to a suit of armor and excitedly looked up at it excitedly. The armor next to the human was making him appear smaller that he actually was due to the large size of the armor. "Hey, Al! I passed the State Alchemist examination! And I made it! Now I can get our bodies back!"A small, young voice came from the armor, echoing off the sides of the hollow suit. "That's great, brother! I know that automail must be hard on your body, Ed.""Well, I promise that I'll get our bodies back," Ed replied to his brother. He looked up to the sky and closed his eyes, letting the sun beat down on him and fill him with hope.xxxWearing nothing but his leather pants and tight black tank, Ed was crying so hard that his small body shook and was making each breath a struggle. Tears were streaming freely down his face, hanging on the tip of his nose and chin before falling to rest on the floor with the others that had already fallen i
Why My Brother, Why My Mother? (contest entry)Why My Brother, Why my Mother?Why must my want for one, destroy another I love?Why though I tried, must it all crumble round?I just tried to help, to right a wrong.Why must my want for one, destroy another I love?My brother I lost, my brother I gained.My brother I may never touch again.I just tried to save, but hell I gave.My brother I lost, my brother I gained.Friends we gained, enemies we made.Some stood by, others stood in.Some lived, some lost, some died.Friends we gained, enemies we made.We tried to transmute the dead to the living.We tried in innocence to see our mother.Our ignorance led us to fail.We tried to transmute the dead to the living.Water, carbon, ammonia, lime.A small price to pay, a soul we are missing.Brought from the earth, we are but dust.Water, carbon, ammonia, lime.
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