Treasure Island

Buxton Shippy

(7-27-55 / Montego Bay, Jamaica)

Death Is Better Than


Death is better than not having the moon,
Not having the sun and stars;
Better than preying on a child or the elderly.

It's lovely when you are terminally ill;
Or so aged you have no will,
Or deceived by a self-serving politician.

Should be embraced,
If you are filled with hate,
And the capacity to love dissipates.

Death is better than
Living on the hill of injustice,
Consumed by greed;
Better than been oblivious,
Of those in need.

Should be welcome with rejoicing,
When peace is made with God and man;
Should not be avoided
Or derided
If you are a klu klux klan.

Submitted: Monday, March 25, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, March 26, 2013
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  • Aftab Alam Khursheed (3/25/2013 12:56:00 PM)

    wow what does it mean Buxton ' a klu klux klan' a good poem for society and on humanity, and an attachment onto the nature.........I pay u 8 doller for this I finally voted (Report) Reply

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