Francis Duggan


Child Soldiers - Poem by Francis Duggan

On the name of humanity great shame it does bring
The usage of children to fight in war is a terrible thing
By some so called patriots in the World of today
The scum of the Earth of them one well might say
For their abuse and their usage of children in such a cruel way
To karma they do have a huge price to pay
For the sake of their egos children by them are dehumanized
The cause they espouse to by their actions destroyed
Poor children many of whom will not live to see their prime
To use them to fight in war is a terrible crime
As subjects of warlords the victims of fear
Such stories as crimes against innocents one would rather not hear
Yet it all seems so tragic and so sad to say
That child soldiers are dying in wars every day.


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Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 7, 2008



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