Eric Cockrell

There Will Come A Time! - Poem by Eric Cockrell

there will come a time,
when you eat your own flesh,
and drink your own blood...
when the air you breathe
will be filled with smoke and ashes.
when a man will kill a man
for a gallon of gas,
or a jug of water...
there will come a time!

there will come a time,
when you'll sell
your sisters and daughters.
when you'll bury
your mothers and fathers
for their houses.
when you'll burn your faith,
and deny the truth...
there will come a time.

there will come a time,
when you have to choose,
when everything is
all you have to lose.
when you sacrifice yourself,
or sacrifice your children.
when justice demands an answer,
and the world waits at the door...
there will come a time!

and the time is now!

Comments about There Will Come A Time! by Eric Cockrell

  • (4/9/2012 5:44:00 AM)

    It's starting to happen, one day it will just be part of life.
    A great poem.
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  • Valerie Dohren (4/7/2012 4:39:00 PM)

    I think that for many this time has already come! ! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 7, 2012

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