Sylvia Chidi

Freshman - 710 Points (Germany)

A War - Poem by Sylvia Chidi

A war of words, a war of words
Only in their simplicity we can afford

These spoken words when out of control
Bury nations in graves deeper than any hole

A war of friends, a war of friends
Is okay at the end if met with amicable amends

A war of skills, a war of skills
Will do us good if fun is the main course meal
And not the coveted need to feel to kill

A war of love, a war of love
But even love has its own boundaries
Think of overloading clothes at the laundries
Hate is the only thing love will not shove

A war of nations, a war of nations
Is irreversible condemnation
The effect on this earth’s population
Could be the birth of human destruction


Comments about A War by Sylvia Chidi

  • Kayode Peter Ogunleye (3/31/2008 6:00:00 AM)


    war is really a great tragedy, which i pray it never happen again.keep writting.
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  • (11/25/2007 5:03:00 AM)


    You might ask why we love to fight and make war, nobody likes a war in fact people hate wars, yet we still have them in this wonderful world of ours. A world without them would be bliss, happiness and love but this is too idealistic a wish for our crazy world. Keep writing I like what you have to say. Bob (Report) Reply

  • Elysabeth Faslund (7/3/2007 12:44:00 PM)


    You're absolutely right, and say it extremely well in this to-the-point poem. A world without war...so much more productive, appealing, happy. One day, humans will learn peace is the best present under the Christmas Tree of nations. Well said and well done, Sylvia! ! xxElysabeth (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 8, 2006

Poem Edited: Thursday, July 22, 2010


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