Fay Slimm

(Ageless. / in Cornwall U.K.)

Another Bloody Day.


Indiscriminate killing.
Gunmen not willing to compromise aims.
Aiming at anyone running or staying
Around to get in their way.

Blood terrifying.
Poor victims lying in pools, dying.
Stray bullets flying, screams crying
For help on this dreadful day.

Instead of sighing
And then walking away what about
Shouting en-masse, and aloud
To Leaders for action - now!

Guns cause villifying.
Terror never made peace,
Blood only vividly increases
The calls for revenge.

Hearts need unbending
Before blood floods more days.
Let's mourn bloody days deeper
Maybe then will peace
Be allowed to speak.

Remembering Mumbai.

Submitted: Tuesday, December 02, 2008

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  • Sid John Gardner. (12/15/2008 8:06:00 PM)

    Fay..As long as men continue the persuit and maintenance of power over people and resources, we will advance no further.Bigotry, intollerance and blind following of inane doctrine should be exposed as the imposters they really are,
    Respectfully,
    Sid. (Report) Reply

  • Kevin Wells (12/7/2008 1:19:00 PM)

    Dear Fay
    A marvellously evocative piece reflecting the outrage of us all regarding the latest infamies - this time in India. I hope there will be peace on earth somewhere this christmas. I feel and share your anger and frustration over this latest spate of needless violence in these superbly wriiten verses. (Report) Reply

  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (12/6/2008 7:16:00 PM)

    Senseless, Horrific, Bestial...yet more shockingly...something most of the world (I.M.O.) was notshockingly surprised upon hearing the news that terror had once again struck innocence dead, on God's planet.
    New York, Washington, China, Russia, Spain, India...there are no boundaries, there is no fear, especially of retribution, as these cowardly acts, are (sadly) being carried out by those who have no respect for their own lives....and even more twistingly, in many of these terroristic attacks, the players actually believe that their martydom wil be rewarded with eternal nirvana, or whatever their so-called heaven be called.
    Excellent work, on a very abhorrent event, Fay. Sorrowfully brilliant penning!

    FjR (Report) Reply

  • Bob Blackwell (12/6/2008 12:17:00 PM)

    A good write Fay on something which hurts to write. Where has their humanity gone, blocked by a miasma of evil thoughts. Bob (Report) Reply

  • James Roberts (12/4/2008 9:58:00 AM)

    PART OF THE REALLY SHOCKING THING TO ME WAS ALL THESE YOUN MEN GIVING THEIR LIVES FOR AN OLD MANS CAUSE AND THE DEVESTATION FOR NO APPARENT GAIN MYBE ITS JUST MY WESTERN MIND BUT IT SEEMS SUCH A FUTILE WAITE OF HUMAN LIFE? WHY?
    a REALLY PERYINENT POEM
    JIM (Report) Reply

  • Tom Balch (12/2/2008 12:54:00 PM)

    Great piece Fay, An army without discipline becomes a murdering rabble.10\10 Regards Tom (Report) Reply

  • Kris Smith (12/2/2008 7:33:00 AM)

    Well said my lady, this has got to stop its about time the world of humankind woke up, act now before its your daughter, your son that falls victim, it makes my blood boil that we just cant learn, the gun the most crass piece of machinery ever invented by man, tis sad that only the human mind could create such a tool.10 ++++++++++++ Chris Riled (Report) Reply

  • Lynda Robson (12/2/2008 7:26:00 AM)

    Your words put it so clearly, we all pray to live in a peaceful world Fay, thank you for writing this,
    10
    Lynda xx (Report) Reply

  • Min Sia (12/2/2008 7:22:00 AM)

    Reality had spoken..this poem..had revealed...

    Marvelous poem..powerful words!

    I'm in the line..A 10 from me! (Report) Reply

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