Black Poetry : A Call to War

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  1. Kemetstry

    Kemetstry going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    The distant sound of cannonades
    is heard on foreign shore
    Fixed bayonets and sharpended blades
    It calls the men to war

    The politicians beat the drums
    it chills us to the core
    The tanks' engines start their hums
    and calls the men to war

    No lady fair, with all her charms
    can stop the bombers roar
    Can stop the leader's call to arms
    can stop the call to war

    And so is drawn the battlelines
    men gathered for the chore
    And so they march and lay the mines
    and sound the call to war

    And so young men shall soon shed blood
    while speeches stir the corpse
    And fox holes dug in sand and mud
    will call the men to war

    Soon widows weep and orhans cry
    and newsmen keep the score
    As young men fall right down and die
    and hear the call no more



    by kemetstry
     
  2. Da Street So'ja

    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    know this story ALL to well

    i like how you laid this poet

    yes then you hear the cry no more

    peace
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    What this brought to mind was just how young these young soldiers are. Lives snuffed out before they've really had a chance to live it. Keep giving us reason to ponder deeper.
     
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    Kemetstry going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    War is Hell

    We keep electing bad leaders. Getting into bad wars. Getting our youth killed
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    touching yet sad how our children go to war in a battle of unknown .
    tyte drop message well heard ....time to bring in a leader who will
    not forsaken the lives of da youth before da cry is no more..............
     
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    Desert Storm Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Yes,

    EYE

    Can

    See 2

    This took off and gently landed. Tis the journey, worth the trip.

    Thanks for this scribe

    Tyte script.

    Desert Storm
     
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    Kemetstry going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Only the children of the poor. If the draft was brought back, we wouldnt be in Iraq
     
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    Our soldiers fight the senseless and dirty wars of their governments sacrificing their lives for them and are merely seen as disposable property, deployed to defend and advance the interest of white supremacy often against so-called enemies that wear no uniforms.

    Your literary skills in this piece is very refined, contagious and flawless.

    Peace, Love, Light...
    1UL
     
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    man you expressed a mouth full war has become our death wish for many
    of us these sad leaders continue to hide and send our children / people
    to the dead zone of destruction
     
  10. phynxofkemet

    phynxofkemet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    intelligent flow

    addressing a subject that takes children from all corners of the earth as sacrificial lambs. Well written and good choice of topic!
     
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