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I don’t pretend all things are black and white, I have no answers, I can only cry for the suffering.

Dedicated to the hundreds of thousands of Syrians including children who have died in the civil war. Islamic horrors due to the schism between Sunnis and Shias and Islamic extremists. They blame the west, as they keep slaughtering each other, let there be light, if you have a religion, any at all, then there should be no fight. Accept all. There is good and bad in all Countries and all Cultures, the first step is admitting this, the second is joining together in peace.

I would renounce my religion, my culture, my Country, my possessions however lacking if everyone one else would simply hug.

A child
Foaming at the mouth
Islam crying

Sunni tears
Shia tears
Drowning in each others fears
Off with the masks

Wear your smiles
Give heart and cheerful warmth
Not lectures and verse
Allow us women to converse

Follow the Surahs of compassion
Forgive the Surahs of revenge
Lets all grow red roses in our gardens
So that bombs of blood stop raining

On our children
Sunni and Shia civil wars
From bloodshed to others shores
Christians shout, no more!

Syria the infection
From Russian injection
Islamic horrors
Where is the west?

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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Date: 5/17/2017 4:01:00 PM
Very powerful poem, Arthur. The high truth of elevated consciousness is clearly seen in this seminal work of art. Extraordinary poetry. And the pic touches the heart and soul w/tears of compassion. This poem is a double 7 and fave! Love and more love to you and yours.
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Date: 5/2/2017 5:36:00 PM
sad my brothers
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Date: 4/17/2017 4:32:00 PM
Arthur, there is certainly a huge gap that exists....
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Date: 4/17/2017 4:18:00 PM
I would consider this more an affliction created and caused by an unscrupulous leader.
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Date: 4/12/2017 9:20:00 PM
I respect your humanity so much, Arthur, and i think you've written well about the matter.
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Date: 4/11/2017 12:44:00 AM
The horrors there, are unspeakable and the feelings of being powerless are overwhelming...
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Date: 4/10/2017 10:31:00 PM
A heartfelt write Arthur, the west and other countries in the region have turned a blind eye to this horror.
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Date: 4/10/2017 7:23:00 AM
Another hug.
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Date: 4/10/2017 2:14:00 PM
I am spotting a trend here! A manly hug right back! LOL
Date: 4/10/2017 2:26:00 AM
Your poem brought tears to my eyes my friend - huge HUG from across the miles:-) HUGS Jan xx
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Date: 4/10/2017 2:12:00 PM
Thanks Jan! :)
Date: 4/9/2017 11:11:00 PM
(((Arthur))) <3
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arthur vaso
Date: 4/10/2017 2:12:00 PM
Hi Sara, thank you! :)
Date: 4/9/2017 9:35:00 PM
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Date: 4/10/2017 2:11:00 PM
Hugs right back at you!