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If I ruled the whole wide world there's so much that I would change I wouldn't be Mr Popular and they'd think me somewhat strange First thing to go would be nuclear arms they would all be banned I'd then send my officials to keep watch, in the corners of every land. Next would be the wealthy nations I'd put a stop to all the greed And give all poorer nations on earth everything that they need I'd create an international police force to tackle all the crime And ensure the hardened criminals served all their prison time. The environment is another issue that's high up on my list I'd pass laws banning the use of plastic of that I would insist Then a clean up of all the oceans, they've become a dumping ground Any country found not doing their bit; personally I would hound. Poor air quality and thick smog, in cities is often seen I'd have special filters put in cars so that they could all go green And planes are great polluters; they leave vapour in our sky I'd encourage train and boat use as an alternative to fly. I'd tackle extreme racism and hate crimes of every kind Then come down hard on offenders; I'd be an iron fist they'd find Wars too would be outlawed they'd be no more refugees Any rogue states starting conflicts I'd bring them to their knees. For all the firearms in the world, I'd have an amnesty Then every country in the world could then be classed gun free I'd make all towns and cities, peaceful sanctuaries You could all go about your daily chores without any worries. Some cultures in other lands treat their women differently I'd probably upset the 'old guard' by saying they have equality Free education is the next thing I'd have it for every child In large cities and big towns and even kids out in the wild. There's homeless people everywhere a sight that's sad to see I'd build more homes and shelters for all of humanity More hospitals in every country that I'd have built everywhere Everyone could expect to receive the best of medical care. A rich economy I'd create; jobs for every woman and man People I'd expect to do a days work but only if they can Hunger I'd eliminate there would be enough food for all Build sports facilities to keep you fit, gymnastics or football. Of course you'd have doubters saying that this guy he's quite funny He wants to change the whole world so where will he get his money Well distribution of all the worlds wealth would now be controlled by me And money saved on nuclear arms I'd spend on all humanity. All these changes that I'd implement would not happen overnight I'd make some mistakes on the way but in the end I'd get it right A good quality of life for everyone that would be my priority So when you cast your vote at the ballot box I hope you vote for me. Written 19th. August 2020 For If I Ruled The World Poetry Contest Sponsored By Chantelle Ann Cooke. Placed 1st in the contest.

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Date: 9/30/2021 10:13:00 AM
Very nice verses and powerful message sent. Great read.
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Tom Cunningham
Date: 9/30/2021 10:48:00 AM
Thank you very much Maximillian, I'm pleased that you enjoyed it. Tom
Date: 4/14/2021 8:07:00 PM
Brilliant Peace Of Poetry My thoughts you expressed , sewn clearly in your verse of love for Our World is each and every one of US x
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Date: 4/15/2021 4:32:00 AM
Thank you very much Daisy, I know I speak for many, its a pity our leaders don't share our views. Tom
Date: 4/11/2021 1:51:00 PM
Congrats, Tom on being one of the featured. Poems this week PANGIE XX
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Date: 4/11/2021 2:01:00 PM
Thank you very much for your return visit and congrats Pangie. Tom
Date: 3/22/2021 7:09:00 AM
I can see why this one was the top one. Long live King Tom, King of the World! Leonardo DiCaprio step aside.
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Date: 3/22/2021 7:19:00 AM
Lol, thank you very much Richard. I'm happy you liked it, I'd have no favourites, everyone would be treated equally, We live in hope that one day our world will be like that. Tom
Date: 1/18/2021 3:21:00 PM
Wanted to congratulate you on another poem on PS's poem of the week. Try to get to as many as I can. I see why this got !st, Sounds like what God's Kingdom is going to do for earth and man. Except for no sickness, death, or dying, You described Paradise Christ promised the thief, I want to live here, not in heaven
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Date: 1/19/2021 2:40:00 AM
Thank you very much Barbara, im happy that you enjoyed it. It would be a perfect world for sure. We live in hope that one day mankind will make it so. Tom
Date: 10/24/2020 1:37:00 AM
If you'd ruled the world,it seems,there would be many progressions.So my vote goes to you Tom.
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Date: 10/24/2020 1:40:00 AM
Thank you very much Curie, there is so much that needs to be changed to make it a better world. We live in hope. Tom
Date: 10/20/2020 4:01:00 PM
You got my vote Tom Sir Harrys version pales into insignificance....lyrically of course...vocally would be hard to beat. Loved it!
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Date: 10/20/2020 11:51:00 PM
Thank you very much for the vote Nicolaa lol, I know many of the issues are on people's minds. If only countries would act on them. Tom
Date: 9/14/2020 8:04:00 AM
Beautiful... Congratulations on your win. Best wishes
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Date: 9/14/2020 10:26:00 AM
Thank you very much Pagunda, im happy you liked it. Tom
Date: 9/11/2020 3:08:00 PM
Brilliant write and congratulations on your win, you definitely get my vote : ) Emilia
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Date: 9/11/2020 9:42:00 PM
Thank you very much Emilia, I'm pleased that you liked it. Tom
Date: 8/31/2020 8:05:00 AM
Simply outstanding, Tom, and real worthy of your top win:) congratulations:)
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Tom Cunningham
Date: 8/31/2020 12:29:00 PM
Thank you very much for your congratulations Jo. There's so much wrong with our world that needs putting right. Tom
Date: 8/26/2020 3:27:00 PM
When do you begin your heartfelt reign my friend! Congratulations on your Trophy Worthy win in my contest. Beyond Magnificent! Chantelle hugs xx
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Date: 8/26/2020 11:11:00 PM
Thank you very much Chantelle for my trophy, such a great honour. If I could I'd start right now I would, there is so many things I'd love to change for the good of us all. Thank you too for hosting the contest. Tom
Date: 8/26/2020 2:39:00 PM
dropping back with huge congrats Tom:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 8/26/2020 11:07:00 PM
Thank you very much Jan, it was a nice surprise. Tom
Date: 8/26/2020 7:24:00 AM
Coming back to say, well done ruler of the world! Yes, this was easily the best poem and Well deserved number 1 placement!!!
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Date: 8/26/2020 9:06:00 AM
Thank you Krish for the congrats and return visit, much appreciated. Hope you're well Tom
Date: 8/26/2020 12:51:00 AM
- Congratulations on your top first place in this contest ... well deserved, my friend :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Tom Cunningham
Date: 8/26/2020 1:36:00 AM
Thank you very much for your return and congratulations Anne. Tom
Date: 8/25/2020 10:16:00 PM
Wow Tom, many congratulations for this wonderfully inspiring and well deserved gold cup win! You get my vote for sure... with kindest thoughts Ann xx
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Tom Cunningham
Date: 8/25/2020 11:51:00 PM
Thank you very much Ann, there is so much wrong in our world, greed and power seems to override everything. Tom
Date: 8/25/2020 6:49:00 PM
If only you did rule the world Tom! Loved this! Congratulations on your win. Lisa.
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Tom Cunningham
Date: 8/25/2020 11:53:00 PM
Thank you Lisa, perhaps I should send this to world leaders because they're too blind to see. Tom
Date: 8/25/2020 6:02:00 PM
Wow Tom!!! That was an incredible read my friend. You have my vote sir! Congratulations on a well deserved win!!
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Date: 8/25/2020 11:54:00 PM
Thank you very much Mark, of course I'd need top men in the team, jobs yours. Tom
Date: 8/25/2020 6:00:00 PM
See, I told you you WOULD win. Glad I suggested this contest to Chantelle last month, Now go celebrate my friend.. Panagiota xx
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Date: 8/25/2020 11:55:00 PM
Thank you Panagiota, it was a great theme for a contest, still a surprise as there were other excellent entries. Tom
Date: 8/25/2020 5:58:00 PM
Great to see this one land on top, Tom. Now we just need to get you fitted for your throne and diadem!
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Tom Cunningham
Date: 8/25/2020 11:59:00 PM
Thank you very much for your return visit John, very much appreciated. Ill shall be addressing the whole world later, tune in lol.
Date: 8/25/2020 5:30:00 PM
I am SO happy for your poem to have received top honors, Tom. Congratulations.
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Date: 8/26/2020 12:00:00 AM
Thank you Jenna, your return with congrats is very much appreciated Tom
Date: 8/25/2020 5:28:00 PM
Back to congratulate you on a top win, dear Tom. God bless you!
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Date: 8/26/2020 12:01:00 AM
Thank you Regina, for your congratulations, much appreciated Tom
Date: 8/24/2020 3:25:00 PM
Hi Tom. You've drawn an extremely impressive decree. Your solid rhyme shows the extra care you put into it. Covered all bases, and it's believable! Top Winner!
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Sigrid Ermine
Date: 8/25/2020 9:42:00 PM
Totally right, Tom. Huge Congratulations btw! I guess in reality, President is still a link in a chain. If only less strutting about happened....
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Tom Cunningham
Date: 8/25/2020 12:24:00 AM
Thank you very much Sigrid, I tried to convey what most people think what is wrong with our world, there is so much more our great leaders could do but they don't. Too worried about their own image and worrying they might ruffle a few feathers. We live in hope. Regards Tom
Date: 8/23/2020 2:05:00 PM
Rather splendid write Tom, indeed much to make one ponder and wonder what some of today's politicians would say in response to your aims, probably we can guess!! You will have my vote! Blessings always,Gordon
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Date: 8/23/2020 2:12:00 PM
Thank you Gordon, the man on the street can see whats wrong in the world, why cant our great leaders, If I win the vote President of Scotland is yours lol. Tom
Date: 8/21/2020 7:40:00 AM
Tom, this is just so perfect, if I were to write one for the contest it would just sound like I'm copying you. You hit all the high points, very well thought out, well stated. Your world sounds very much like heaven. Good luck to you in the contest ~ John
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Tom Cunningham
Date: 8/21/2020 8:04:00 AM
Thank you very much John, im pleased that you enjoyed it. I know that many of the issues I write about are what many of us would love to see in our lives. Imagine if they did happen it would indeed be heaven on earth. Tom
Date: 8/20/2020 11:04:00 PM
Hello Tom ... if only Tom. With preservatives in food, poisons to keep us alive when other poisons are making us ill, and greed. Oh for someone like yourself to clean this mess up - thanks for your plan Tom - Lindsay
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Date: 8/21/2020 12:50:00 AM
Thank you very much Lindsay, the world has changed for the worst, they sugar coat things but it stares you in the face and nothing ever really gets done. Lack of trust and greed and nations trying to outdo each other. Tom
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