Nosheen Irfan

Gold Star - 54,403 Points (Lahore, Pakistan)

For Heaven's Sake - Poem by Nosheen Irfan

Stop the bloodshed, the senseless war
Stop the genocide, the ruthless slaughter
This world is no place for irrational fight
What about love, brotherhood and light
The world needs Humanity to survive
Not this hatred, chaos and divide

There are people killing in the name of Faith
There are people killing for the sake of fun
There are people killing to show their might
There are people killing to get their right

What kind of world do we live in?
Where you hate someone for the color of his skin
And you fight someone for the beliefs he is born with
And you ridicule someone for the way he speaks
And you kill someone for the opinions he holds

For heaven's sake, grow up to be man
Not an animal that kills by instinct
Think of the lives you toy with
Think of the pain you inflict
For heaven's sake, let the world be
Don't spoil Nature's harmony
Don't paint the rainbow black.



Nosheen Irfan © 2015
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Topic(s) of this poem: peace


Comments about For Heaven's Sake by Nosheen Irfan

  • Christopher Tye (9/7/2016 7:23:00 AM)


    Wonderful poem, the world needs peace more than ever. (Report) Reply

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (8/24/2016 11:02:00 AM)


    What kind of world do we live in? The very question in the minds of many. Yes! We need peace than, hatred and war. Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (1/26/2016 7:57:00 PM)


    A compelling and creative cry that can change our wounded world if heeded! Well done my friend! (Report) Reply

  • (1/7/2016 12:51:00 AM)


    war machines are using our love,
    emotions, pride etc to sell their
    weapons...it's all business
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  • Shakil Ahmed (11/19/2015 6:32:00 AM)


    a beautiful poem with a nice ending, you have painted your passions very well in poetic language, thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 19, 2015

Poem Edited: Tuesday, April 26, 2016


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