Let Us Have War

War is a major conflict
Or violent struggle between enemies.
Human beings become desperate
To kill others as their antics.

People with crooked characters
And twisted personalities;
Initiate war through love of power
And wealth, and false identities.

Humans once achieved heroism
When they faced the enemy defence.

Fighting those
Who invaded their country,
Their backs against the fence.

These were the honourable battles
Of golden civilisations.

Now wars are initiated
For selfish reasons
By random nations.

Once humane wars were confined
To fighting other soldiers of honour.

Now killing innocent civilians are embroiled,
Who were their own donors.

Science was first enhancing humanity
And complementing Nature’s beauty.

Now scientists are responsible
For the destruction; Of all God’s legacy.

Great scientific inventions have helped
To fill the needs of all;
Prolonging healthy living
And providing food,
To wipe out any shortfall.

Tragically science could not
Cure the disease,
Of unending greed.

Although this sickness is in a minority,
Who are morally creeps.

Such foolishness has achieved
The unacceptable and deadly gap;
Between them and
Their poor customers,
Who inevitably take the rap.

Massive wealth is drained first
From the majority in foreign lands;
And then the policy is repeated
In homelands,
Leaving weak and hungry gangs.

Sane scientists have provided
Tremendous production possibilities;
To allow humans to live happier
And enjoy freer and natural activities.

But profits were sufficient
To attract a greedy few
To pervert their sense of right.

Thus many scientists were persuaded,
To wrong and corruption
Without a great fight.

So warlike activities were promoted
For the good of major money schemes;
Diverting all humane development projects,
For the sake of warrior dreams.

Arming themselves as atomic superpowers,
Of the East and the West;
Never-ending sales were generated
For war materials
From all the rest

Localised wars were fuelled
By hook or by crook
Or by rogues,
Sponsoring local immorality;
And strife between petty gangs
Of ill repute

None have the time or interest,
To know how many innocent lives
Are sacrificed;
Just too busy guarding their gains
And designs for it ever to be multiplied.

About this poem

Superpower status is achieved by materialist and industrious people by accepting the destruction of human resources and the massacre of millions of innocent and simple people. They select the site, attract the sadist from the masses, brainwash them, arm them with killing machines, trap them under long-term and unending future repayments. While the hired dogs massacre their own people, evil systems are established for future generations, making them rich. Thus the war games targeted against one another help the rich to become richer at the cost of the whole of society.  

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Submitted by prithvi_d on July 06, 2021

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 2,155
Words 349
Stanzas 22
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 2, 3, 2, 3, 2, 2, 2, 2, 5, 3, 2, 5, 5, 4, 3, 3, 4, 5, 6, 5

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