Buxton Shippy

Freshman - 717 Points (7-27-55 / Montego Bay, Jamaica)

Pen Force - Poem by Buxton Shippy

Don't let the pen lay idle
Where innocent blood shed;
Where there are starving
Children to be fed.

Don't let the pen
Stop dripping ink
Where racism
Competes with sexism
And Babylon celebrates the dead.

Don't let the pen
Loses its grip
When humanity
Is going down
On a sinking ship.

Don't let them ban the pen
Where it cuts
Like a two-edged sword.

Comments about Pen Force by Buxton Shippy

  • Minnie Gehrig (1/12/2012 12:08:00 PM)

    yes beautiful...well said words..enjoyed! (Report)Reply

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  • Hans Vr (12/29/2011 7:54:00 PM)

    Fantastic write, Buxton.
    So true, keep writing about the ills of the world and about the cure of unconditional love and kindness. The pen is powerful and thoughts are the seeds for the plant that will provide this world with a cure to greed and arroganc. Keep the pen alive. I really enjoyed reading this poem. It has a great message and is very well written.

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  • (12/29/2011 7:51:00 PM)

    feeding hungry children is noble deed but preventing to have so many children destine to be hungry is real solution. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 29, 2011

Poem Edited: Friday, December 30, 2011

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