Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

Wisdom and War


We do not care-
That much is clear.
Not enough
Of us care
Anywhere.
We are not wise-
For that reason,
Mankind dies.
To think
Is much against
The will.
Better-
And easier-
To kill.

Submitted: Saturday, March 27, 2010

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