Dave Alan Walker

Silver Star - 3,913 Points (Pudsey, Leeds)

War With No Morals - Poem by Dave Alan Walker

My head is banging
My heart is breaking
Countries sending boys to war

A war with no morals
A war with no sorrow
A war just for the money
for the powers that be

How many wars
do they have to fight
How many lives
have to lose their light

Save our boys lives
Stop the fight


Comments about War With No Morals by Dave Alan Walker

  • Veteran Poet - 1,276 Points Shahzia Batool (6/30/2013 11:04:00 PM)

    you have gripped the roots here! ! ! no wars at all! ! ! (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 59 Points Pankajam K (4/28/2012 3:23:00 AM)

    Very true. War paints the earth red and put a smile on the leders' faces. sad, but true. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Julie Schleppegrell (3/16/2012 4:13:00 PM)

    Nice one! I feel ya on this one... Thanks for it (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,750 Points Sally Plumb Plumb (12/21/2011 7:36:00 AM)

    I agree with you, your questions are forthright. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Nauduri Suryanarayana Murty (12/20/2011 11:02:00 AM)

    Very touching. Earlier people warred to save or protect their territories. Now war is thurst on citizens to satisfy the personal agenda of politicians. Innocent lives are put out for nothing. All that you hear from the power mongers is... a guiltless hypocritical hollow and empty regrets. They just abrase the lips from the surrounding air. people and youth are affordable losses and just 'collateral damages'.
    The reason is simple. Middle class always aspired to reach this place and is a silent partner to this mayhem. If it wakes up, wish it wakes up ASAP, it is good for them as well as for the people a rung below. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Little Wolf (12/17/2011 6:25:00 PM)

    Great poem, dave. It really got me thinking. War is pretty much the most ridiculas thing in this god for sakin planet. Keep 'em commin'! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points George Bernard Hough (12/15/2011 7:14:00 PM)

    Well said. War! Costs soldiers their lives, the common people their dignity if an unjust one, the workers their taxes, but makes a fortune for arms manufacturers and speculators. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Anele The_african_son Potelwa (umbhali_wasembo) (12/15/2011 5:10:00 AM)

    Wow, a true reflection of reality, and a call for justice to be made, I sincerely respect the message in this poem, instead of a education being fed, young men are forced into paths with no future life guarantee, great piece! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 607 Points Rekha Mandagere (12/15/2011 4:50:00 AM)

    The picture of contemporary world in which there is no safety for our sons. Wars are taking away precious lives.This kind of work will surely bring awareness. Nice work. Marks 10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Aishwarya Singh (12/15/2011 3:39:00 AM)

    simple poem with a deep meaning in it....
    liked it :) (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 17,730 Points Ramesh Rai (12/15/2011 2:42:00 AM)

    war is misappropriation of human resources.great poem, my friend - with best wishes (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 63 Points Eric Cockrell (12/14/2011 6:30:00 PM)

    if only they would listen... for all wars have no morals! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 350 Points Jim Hogg (12/14/2011 6:25:00 PM)

    Potently to the point Dave. No words wasted, and heavy hits on the main targets. Can't argue with a word of it. It's important that people who care express themselves publicly on this particular issue. Valuable stuff. jim (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Binish Cd (12/14/2011 10:15:00 AM)

    really well written. a fine work by Dave. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 249 Points Vipins Puthooran (12/13/2011 2:54:00 PM)

    [War can make many scars in mind]
    And those who hold the sword will die by that sword! ! !
    An excellent poem! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 66 Points Craig Anderson (12/13/2011 1:09:00 PM)

    Nearly swore when I read it Dave. How very very true. We call it war but no country has declared it. Mmm...Money it's definitely for, I never thought of a NWO once but now I do. Great Write as always Dave.
    Regards
    Craig. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 67 Points Crimson Love (12/13/2011 10:10:00 AM)

    Wars bring such tremendous sorrow, it hurts everyone, and it's usually just for momentary gain........ Very deep and lovely poem, fantastic write. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 24,126 Points Edward Kofi Louis (12/13/2011 6:28:00 AM)

    Great poem. Thanks for your message. It is very sad that this is very common on the African continent.

    E.K.L. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Poem Edited: Tuesday, December 13, 2011


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