A Futile War

Poem By Kenneth Maswabi

It was a futile war
Led by raging emotions
In the absence of logic
Violence the only answer
They chose guns and suicide vests
Instead of the love in their heart
They opted for the anger and rage
They went to war
With everyone
Bombing children and women
As they sat in the market place
Killing all men who did not belong to their gang
Foolishness inside the hearts of men
War has never solved anything
War brings misery
War brings death
And many died
And more died
Until only few were left
Scattered
In their deserted posts
Unwanted
Confused
Lost

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War is terrible. Thanks for sharing.


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