Welcome To Blood City
Sang siren harmony
The metal spear upsurge pierced the clouds
That rain with crimson dust
Down poured catastrophe,
Fire charred the steel and brickwork graves
In their unfeasibly twisted sprawl.
And those people,
Rag doll ripped
In splayed defile of innocence, like nothing,
Sacrificed to some black hole creed,
Wasted by fanatical sons,
Who care not for the sanctity,
Nor precious yield of life.
Ply their pig-sick violence and murderous trade,
This necrotic afterbirth of Babylon’s whore,
Craven abominate filth, cancer
On the scarred face
Of a world they never made.
But beware, you jackals that slope slyly,
Hyenas sniffing carrion in the dark harbours,
The sea of human souls in
These streets, these squares, these pavilions
Will drown you.
A lesson in
Bear witness to the handiwork of adversity,
The outcome of the politics of terror,
For true humanity always unites to repulse,
Unifies in synchronised visions of faith and hope,
Copyright © Tony Bush | Year Posted 2005
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