Day by Day

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Day by Day

Day by day
The world comes closer to war,
Putin, Trump, Kim Jong-un,
are you all attempting to assert,

Your male dominance,
To prove that, 
You can't be pushed around,
yet what does it matter,

nobody wins from war,
You are the Fathers,
of your country,
your people are your children,

Go to war and they die,
Go to war and you have
no power,
you have no empire, 

you have only suffering,
Perhaps you can hide,
down in your bunkers,
as the nuclear dust cloud, 

Destroys all life, 
yet radiation takes, 
five hundred years to dissipate,
do you really want to spend,

Your life trapped in a hole,
Muslims think,
they have the right answer,
christians  think, 

they have the right answer,
No dealt you all think,
you have the right answer,
yet I believe,

That we should forgive the past,
and let everybody,
live their lives, 
with their beliefs,

When we die, we'll learn the truth,
Live and let live,
in life, you do not always, 
have to be right,

sometimes, 
it takes a greater man,
to walk away from the fight,
knowing, he was the one in the right

It does not matter who you are
Muslim, American, Syrian or Jihadi
nobody will win, from another world war,
look around, at your people already dying,

Perhaps you believe,
you're fighting a battle for God,
Yet what an insult, to God,
A God that created life, doesn't need help. 
  



Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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