Phil Roberts

WAR CRIMES

I turn 65 on the 31st of January 2022. I love cats, rock music, and horror fiction and poetry






War crimes are committed
By our fighting forces,
In the name of justice
  Justice or revenge?
No-one seems to care.

People crying, innocents dying
Martyred by stormtroopers,
Governments killing babies
  and pregnant women,
Saying it's collateral damage.

No good guys remain now
Villains fighting villains
In a never-ending campaign
  a siege of terror
Fighting against justice.

All crimes are excused now
No accounting is being done
So murder is accepted now
  by the soulless drones.
The ones who call the tune.

Decency is long departed
Winning is all that matters,
Propaganda keeps the gullible
  from seeing the truth
Tunnel-vision truly prevails.

Evil acts are committed
By our so-called heroes,
War criminals in truth
  fight against right.
Helping to kill the truth.

Killing the innocent people
In far off foreign lands,
Pretending that they don't matter
  They're not the same as us.
And they say that "Might is right!"

THE END
© Copyright Nov 2020 Philip Roberts
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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