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Symmetry And Asymmetry (In War) - Poem by shimon weinroth

set A and set B
set out to show
like and unlike
in the war of relativity

bombs and rockets
cause destruction
death and pain
revenge and blame

blood letting and
blood shedding
are not the same

killing adults and
killing children
are different and cruel

onre side is better
than the other side
both have God on their side

innocent bystanders
man slaughtered is worse
than killing fire fighters
and civilian workers

murdering ten
is disproportionate
to killing an hundred
not all get to heaven

intent to kill
is greater than accidental
spilling of blood,
alas war is war

terrorism
divorced of pity and fear
uncourageous
and inhuman

Who said war is humane

All say
we had no choice
And they are justified

Remember! Not sending a rocket
or throwing a bomb
is an act
of Free Will

Shimon Weinroth
Shimon

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 4, 2006

Poem Edited: Saturday, August 21, 2010


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