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The God of love

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The God of love

The God of Love.

I watch the world, my heart cries out
"Oh Lord what be they doing?
They crush the rose with jackboot feet
As karma be accruing
As people fall like autumn leaves
As the old earth sucks them in
As they're blown to bits or slowly starved
Through all of wars grim din.

And no one sees the flowers grow
Or hears the sweet bird song
Or gazes at the clear blue sky
Or feels that they belong
as the whisper deep within them speaks
And tells of peace on Earth
No one seeks that golden flower
Or knows just what life's worth.

And does the God of love look down
Through all of powers noise?
As he watches all those people die
Is there any other choice?
And does he know this carnage
Be done in his good name?
Does it make him very, very sad
To watch our human games?

 2002

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  1. Date: 7/28/2013 7:17:00 PM
    Yes, Peter. You see the world as it really is. I try to be hopeful, but you point out that there is so much carnage taking place. Ouch!!!

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 7/28/2013 8:17:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Duke, this world could be a wonderful place if folk would take their beam of attention and take a look at themselves. That's when life changes for the better...it won't happen in my lifetime Lol...Peter