War machine

Global conflicts infect our world

War machines and flags unfurled,

Are the diseases caused by mankind

Eroding our environment over time,

Luckily nature is more resilient

If people were a lot less compliant and more militant,

And refused to be a part of the warcraft

If nobody signed up and refused to take part,

Then maybe these conflicts couldn’t escalate

Then we would start seeing the machine break,

If the governments didn’t manage to manipulate

Into thinking fighting for faith or for the state,

It was some kind of heroic act, you’re just throwing your life away

Or taking another’s life and filling graves,

What about this humane or even great

Don’t wave your patriotism at me that way,

Don’t try saying your religion justifies these war games

And then not expect me to see the shame in what you say,

There’s nothing spiritual in killing others in a brutal display

What the fuck is wrong with our species that it acts this way,

Waging war and destruction and causing decay

While at the same time refusing to take the blame,

This is a disease and humanities shame,

That the war machines continue each year to dominate

Obliterating any chance of peace or harmony among states,

So we end up living in a world that brutal men have decided to create

Published by fauxcroft

spiritually aware and compassionate. Experiencing being human through my conscious reality in an illusory world.

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