Savita Tyagi

War And Peace - Poem by Savita Tyagi

An email surfaced from a military post
Request from a high commander
'Urgently needed for the children
Of desolate, war torn areas
Pencils, erasers, notebooks, backpacks'
First Their fathers, mothers
Uncle and brothers are killed
Then orphan hearts are being won
With colored pencils and chewing gum
Supplies pouring in from gentle souls
For there is no choice
But to color the face of evil
And rejoice!

Comments about War And Peace by Savita Tyagi

  • Gold Star - 50,494 Points Akhtar Jawad (10/23/2014 11:08:00 PM)

    Stalin said WWII was fought to decide as to who will ruin the world. Your poem is a work of art, with a bitter message having all the beauties of truth..................10 (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 45,456 Points Valsa George (9/1/2013 7:57:00 AM)

    Colouring the faces of evil and rejoicing! How hypocritic, we humans are! With baubles, we try to win the hearts of children. But can anyone wipe their tears when being orphaned by territorial hostilities or other differences? A powerful write Savita! Thank you for your sweet comment! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, September 1, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, September 3, 2013

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