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God help the foolish

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God help the foolish

God help the foolish

Everywhere I go
The trees grow oh, so tall
The birds, they whistle cheerily
It’s all so wonderful
This world is filled with beauty
To feast the eyes upon
God help us all when all of this is gone.

Some folk worship money
They have no other view
Short sighted is the way they look
They never see what’s true
Destroying untold beauty
For the power of owning all
They are killing everything that’s beautiful

God help the foolish
They know not what they do
They bring down forests to the ground
God help those crazy few
Where will they get their oxygen
When all the trees are gone
God help them with their foolish carry on.

A world without the beauty
Of trees, and birds, and flowers
Would crush one’s soul so heavily
Why do they need this power?
Oh, what’s the good of money
If this is all there be?
This planet dies, as I watch helplessly.

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  1. Date: 8/7/2013 2:05:00 AM
    I so hear you, peter....very well written & received!! It's a terrible realization, of the destructing of such beauty for greed & wealth,,,, ty4sharing peace & blessings always....Cherie

  1. Date: 8/5/2013 3:24:00 PM
    riveting work and sharpened to perfection, peter... so fine!..:) huggs

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 8/5/2013 7:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much Nette, nice of you to comment on my simple verse...Peter
  1. Date: 8/5/2013 3:07:00 PM
    a sad one and your case was very well stated through your poetry.

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 8/5/2013 7:51:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much Andrea. Your comments are appreciated Peter