Terence George Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight)

Selling Waste Materialism Or Sacred Sanctity Life? - Poem by Terence George Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight)

beware distortion reflection mirrors
when living in a world of illusions
materialism sells materialistic ideals

which supposedly instantly bestow
paradise happiness contentment not woe
new possessions set our lives aglow

but sadly new possessions wither with time
computers crash new gets covered in grime
designed to break toys chime in their prime

are we trapped living in a world of pricy illusions?
is gadget life mass confusion with no cheap solutions?
need we appease ourselves with crap from shelves?

love peace compassion kindness
belief in sacred sanctity of life
is refusal to hurt hunt main kill

refusal to fight wars
these are solutions
to world confusions

to lust greed profit oil wars
to indifferent industrial earth rapes
to pollution destruction of environments

affirm life vote not yes vote no
humanity needs a different road to go
humanity needs to learn love to sow

Copyright © Terence George Craddock

Topic(s) of this poem: life, lifestyle

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Inspired by the poem 'World Of Illusions' by the poet Talile Ali.
Dedicated to the poet Talile Ali.
Complete version of the split images 'We Appease Ourselves With Crap From Shelves' and 'Belief In Sacred Sanctity Of Life' by the poet Terence George Craddock.
Written in December 2015 on the 27&29.12.2015.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 28, 2015

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 18, 2016

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