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A short poem: Words for War

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It’s all the same; we’re all the same
The struggles of one; the hardships of many
They’re all wrong; we’re all right
My pain is far worse than yours
Your fight is not worth the gain
We feel, we love, we win, you lose
The shifting skies change the tides
Our minds latch on to one thing only
What’s yours needs to be mine
Except for your pain

© 2014 deb davies thorkelson {bluerock / debrazone}   |   friday, june 13th, 2014 – a full moon
iPhone photo taken of a poster in downtown Oakland, California protesting the death of Oscar Grant in 2009

6 replies »

  1. Interesting and wonderfully artistic blog. Thank you for finding my blog and for following. It is a bit of a mishmash but I have fun. I hope you will visit often. I look forward to getting future posts from you.


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