L. I. F. E. (Living In Fear Everywhere)

L iving
I n
F ear
E verywhere

Just as we live and just as we die
We laugh, kill and crucify
We are no more our brothers than we are ourselves
We are the players
With the tools and talent of the efficient demise
Of war, famine and greed
We do rise

Of the ever constant ricochet of freedom in our ears
As we wrap our fallen dead in a shroud of rights, laws and bills
And continue to improve the technology, the precision
The assurance of absolute destruction

Buying death is easy
Dealing is easier
The career choice of many
A thriving business with prestige and power
Taking, wanting, hungry for the rush
So young, so fragile
Blood is running in the streets
A seemingly endless fountain of misguided youth
Falling, one after the other
So far from the truth

S  hocked
A  ngry
D  epressed

What good has ever come from a gun ?
Why kill ?
Why are we arming our children ?
Our future ?
Are you blind to the fact ?
Do you not hear the sound ?
Do you not see ?
Do you not care ?
We are killing ourselves
Stealing each others dreams
Each others families
Why pro-create ?
To produce, raise, and nurture more disposable targets ?
Is there another use for guns ?
1 + 1 = 0
One bullet + one individual = one less reason to care
We are waging war upon our brothers for money, love and survival

G  ive
U  s
N  o
S  anity

All to easy....................
Living In Fear Everywhere

Eric (and sometimes not)
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Submitted by EASN on February 11, 2023

Modified on April 06, 2023

1:24 min read

Quick analysis:

Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 1,405
Words 282
Stanzas 9
Stanza Lengths 4, 7, 4, 11, 3, 17, 4, 2, 1

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