The Battle For Hearts

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His war

Hard to find light in the dark clouds of war,

The Battle For Hearts has been joined

Ominous, threatening, lightening crashes,

T. V. artillery arcs through the sky

to reveal a devastated landscape

A mad-man general leads from behind,

a master of puppets pulling our strings,

making others dance to his egotistical tune

Willing to sacrifice all to save himself

Democracy reduced to a means to his ends

Fear is his weapon, fear of him, fear of others,

fear of the future, with no thought of the past

Not learning from history is a game for fools,

but a game he fully intends to play


 


 


 

 


 


 


Submitted: June 02, 2020

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Derina Peng

Well said! I am worried about the wellbeing of the States right now.

Tue, June 2nd, 2020 7:11pm

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Thanks, Derina, I think anyone who isn't is a fool

Tue, June 2nd, 2020 12:19pm

hullabaloo22

Excellent summation of what's going on, Mike.

Tue, June 2nd, 2020 8:05pm

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Thank you, Hull!

Tue, June 2nd, 2020 2:30pm

Craig Davison

Trump knows no history, nor religion, despite his recent stunt brandishing a bible, which borders on the sacreligious. A powerful leader does not have the luxury to ignore history. Talk about solipsism.

Wed, June 3rd, 2020 10:45am

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Thanks, Craig!

Wed, June 3rd, 2020 9:42am

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