Terrance Upham

Freshman - 548 Points (29 May 1973 / Nassau County N.Y)

Cost Effective War Precluded - Poem by Terrance Upham

The war rages within
the questions where to begin.

To journey a war within
These walls conform to
keep one within.

The conflict enrages two
sides maybe more
killing waging war.

The battlefield screams man's duality
War cries of the many.

Explosions deep within
two sides killing resides
in days of weeks presiding
conflicting diplomacy & killing.

Impoverished war rages no more
the battlefields graveyards in
nations backyards.

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Plenty of room killing to presume
The unknown tomb.

Soldier of fortune the misfortune of war.
Death pinned upon soldiers chest.
The memorial of war caugfons glaore.

No one wins in war
The Grim Reaper
Is the grand Reaper
Of War.

Blood spills the spoils of war
The cost of going to war
Compounds after the war.

Society precludes the
cost effective war.
Effectively presiding fighting politicians
Of war policies killing the poor.

Topic(s) of this poem: society, war


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Explosive approach to society of war an the cost of war. Man's duality and the tomb of the unknown soldier.

Comments about Cost Effective War Precluded by Terrance Upham

  • (3/23/2015 6:13:00 PM)


    A great and powerful poem, the governments of this world have a lot to answer for. (Report) Reply

    Terry Upham Terry Upham (3/23/2015 7:25:00 PM)

    Thank you for your time, and your absolutely right thegovernment's in this world not only owe an explanation but adopt better aproaches to diplomacy an humanity. The United States has employed more military action in the last 40 year's since Vietnam then ever recorded in history.

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