Buxton Shippy

Rookie - 214 Points (7-27-55 / Montego Bay, Jamaica)

Cold And Lonely - Poem by Buxton Shippy

Mister Non-violent
Is cold and lonely:
No war-party invitations
Or explosions,
To keep him dry.

Says he's bad for business;
Cause, war-ships must go sailing.
If senseless slaughtering ceases
What other vocation is there?

So, they refused to sleep
And paint the territory red.

Even the young are drafted;
Taught to hate and lie.
Fully persuaded
And not afraid to die.

Topic(s) of this poem: war and peace

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 8, 2014

Poem Edited: Saturday, August 16, 2014

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