Treasure Island

Gordon Tseng

(Taiwan)

God Bless Not Only America


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God bless the hungry, in Columbia or in Cambodia, in Europe or in Ethiopia.
God bless all farmers, growing potatoes or tomatoes, bananas or papayas.
God bless all bears, pandas in China, polar bears in Canada, or cola bears in Australia.
God bless the codes and the buttons of nuclear weapons, in Arizona or in Siberia.

God bless all children, drinking dirty water or Coca-Cola.
God bless the dreams, both in Bollywood's or Hollywood's cinema.
God bless all Gods or their wise friends, Laozi or Confucius, Muhammad or Buddha.
Oh, my God, oh, our God, could you please bless all of us, not only America?


-from GOD BLESS NOT ONLY AMERICA

Submitted: Wednesday, November 09, 2011
Edited: Tuesday, September 04, 2012

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  • Atsiylah Garfinkel (10/9/2012 9:39:00 PM)

    This is a good piece, and worthy of praise. I would like to see this fleshed out more as I think it has the potential to be the foundation of a ballad. Nicely done, or begun as you decide. (Report) Reply

  • Soulful Heart (11/30/2011 3:07:00 AM)

    u have really hit the core................but frankly they may have been blessed with material richness but they r paupers in the humane ground and r literally orphans emotionally...........so we must really pity them............. (Report) Reply

  • Siyabonga a Nxumalo (11/15/2011 2:28:00 PM)

    Gordon u made laugh here my man, , ha ha ha! ! ! i love it, , , yes God must bless us all not only america, , , , (Report) Reply

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