Dr. Emmanuel Moore Abolo


Who Will Save the World?


My heart bleeds watching the world's distressing moments
Shame that no one can help as the world sinks
Stinking around in a mess of heartlessness and lawlessness
How did we get here to be lamed and shamed even by animals
Who can save the world?

Killings and maiming on the loose in a senseless world
A world that is destined to die in the hands of a wicked soul
Why Oh Why Am I hear the dying child cries out in vain
Pain all over him with desperation aggravated by neglect
Who can save the world?

Why save a world that is heartless with no natural affection
The monkey laughs with ego of pity for a people without soul
The lizard pounds its chest with pride of sternness
In a world full of pain without pity for a fellowman
Who can save the world?

Hopelessness in the midst of crime, hatred and selfishness
Wars, hatred, bitterness, jealousy, acrimony and prejudice
And no man cares about the other and crooked to outwit the other
What a shame that goodness and mercy are made to go on holidays
Who can save the world?

Submitted: Sunday, August 03, 2014

Topic of this poem: dying


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This poem is an expression of a dying world that requires a saviour

Comments about this poem (Who Will Save the World? by Dr. Emmanuel Moore Abolo )

  • Gold Star - 20,980 Points Chinedu Dike (12/9/2014 12:57:00 PM)

    Who can save the world? Well, as God is the maker of Heaven and Earth, at a time of His choosing, He'll come to our rescue. A well articulated poem penned with insight. Thanks for sharing. Please read my poem MANDELA - THE IMMORTAL ICON. (Report) Reply

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