Stanley Cooper

Rookie - 20 Points (August 4th,1926 / New York City)

Collosal Blunder


A preventive war
A collosal blunder
We shocked and awed
Solving what, I wonder

War embroiled
In a deadly trade-off
Blood for oil
A despicable pay-off

This war we've begotten
The values of life
Are all but forgotten
In immoral strife

Submitted: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Edited: Thursday, February 24, 2011

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  • Rookie Lee Degnan (5/10/2007 10:00:00 PM)

    A poem that makes perfect sense to me... this has got to stop, and unfortunately something just short of a coup would bring about the proper change, the world over.
    Thanks for this thoughtful poem!
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