Joe Davis

Silver Star - 4,367 Points (Minneapolis, Mn.)

Collateral Damage - Poem by Joe Davis

Entitled antagonist
Where empathy's a dirty word
You feel empowered to run the show

To justify actions, you justify lies
Throwing your weight around at will
There's no turning back when innocence dies
So afraid to look back, in faces you kill

From the comforts of home
You play remote controlled death
Trying to guess who's soul may hold evil
Leaves the innocent, to fear their last breath

You unleash your toys, so deadly
Your birds of pray, from the sky-they attack
Killing each soul that stands in the way
With no choice-no chance, they have to fight back...

Topic(s) of this poem: death, life, power

Comments about Collateral Damage by Joe Davis

  • Seema Jayaraman (11/16/2015 9:54:00 PM)

    A well written take on the faceless, remote controlled terror operations seen today.. the lone men killing at will indoctrinated and controlled by invisible voices.. cowards afraid to show their faces to people they plot and kill.. thanks (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, November 16, 2015

Poem Edited: Monday, March 13, 2017

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