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Times Like These

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Times Like These

Times Like These Times like these make our eyes open much wider Tragedies that we face only make us much wiser The suffering in the world today leaves us to tear for their pain Feeling helpless that we couldn’t intervene in the devil’s domain The emptiness that people have to endure from losing a loved one to death The homeless roaming on the streets in the cold searching for a warm bed Children being abused and killed in the hands of the people they loved the most Animals being beaten and neglected by the evil acts of their hosts Poverty is at an old time high, leaving many poor While greed seems to be running this world than ever before Shootings are occurring in the schools of where the innocent dwell When it used to be only a place for education done well Stores are getting robbed only to see another robber get away Their masks kept them in disguise still to this day Times like these make our eyes tear just looking at the horror we’ve seen Having one to wonder, is this the end of a world that once gave us a place to dream…

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  1. Date: 12/17/2012 8:07:00 PM

    No, never lose faith in us, humans and in this world. God would never let it be so broken that it cannot be fixed. We can only get better, dear Gail. Love ya, Toquyen

  1. Date: 12/17/2012 7:58:00 PM

    A touching and moving write Gail! Excellent job putting it into words. Hugs

  1. Date: 12/17/2012 5:45:00 PM

    This is such a striking write my friend! I really enjoyed reading this wondrous and amazing poem this evening! Such a sad world we live in at times, but there is always a light at the end of the tunnel with the Lord by our side! What a terrific piece, Great Work!!