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His Final Call

World, our kids are starving
Many with no place to sleep
Millions with no families, left orphaned
Cold, hopeless; Alone on the street

Across the world war erupts
Governments fueling the fire
Soldiers wounded and lying dead
Because of the world's selfish desires

Scared cops raised around stereotypes
Allowed to carry a loaded gun
Resulting in many racist related deaths
Killing many, some that were just too young

People are rioting over everything
Whites being blamed for a past far gone
Kids are learning from these examples
World, where have we all gone wrong?

Suicide is rising by the numbers
Getting mental health treatment is a war
Illnesses being left untreated
Because our government has shut that door

The forgotten left unheard
The lost that should have been found
The missing that should be home safe
World, do you hear it yet; the sound?

Sounds of children crying?
Pleas and screams in the night?
Protests for freedom?
The people standing for what is right?

If that's not enough world,
Our kids' purity is now a threat?!
Do you find this okay world?
Is your mind already set?

Is this what you want for your kids' future?
To lose their lives over hate?
Why can't we just stop all this insanity
For the future generations sake?

How we look at birth is out of our control
No human has place to judge
How dare you world, do this to each other
We all carry the same color of blood

Teach your kids the truth now
Don't let the world take their vision
Tell them to love one another
Regardless what they hear on that television

A prayer doesn't hurt
Why judge someone for praying!?
That person's marriage you disapprove of?
It's none of your business; just saying

So you don't like same sex couples?
Your opinion is best unheard
Or you may be a racist; whatever
But teaching your kids to be is absurd!

You should be ashamed of yourselves world
Yeah, you; For thinking this is normal
As humans with a beating heart
You should all feel extremely horrible

Our kids will teach what they learn
They will be our presidents one day
And when life is worse then it is now?
We all have ourselves to blame!

If you love your children
Or have a good heart at all
I'd fix the broken now
Before God makes His final call

Written by
Sherrie Ann Benedict

About this poem

This was written after I had seen way to many deaths from abuse in the news, protests across the country, chaos everywhere. I felt saddened and this message popped into my head and it was a message so clear the world needed it hear it

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Written on January 24, 2021

Submitted by sherriebenedict1982 on September 05, 2021

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Sherrie Ann Benedict

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