Eric Cockrell


A Sparrow's Thoughts.... (Number Five) - Poem by Eric Cockrell

god doesnt live in 'holy books',
in doctrines, in denominations,
in churches, in certain countries,
in the color of skin, in the form
of government....
she lives in the faces of the children
that you bombed, in the frail bodies
of the families you left to starve,
in the raging silence of the young
man who hangs himself because he's
been discriminated against...
if we say it's not our concern,
that we are not personally responsible,
then we are liars!
and not worthy to speak of god!

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  • (5/13/2012 12:53:00 PM)


    It should be everyones concern, a great poem. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 13, 2012



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