Remembrance Day

Remembrance

 

Remembrance Sunday

Beautiful, heart, sadness

I feel the tears welling up

Worrying about sunshine

And rain

Can the world become sane?

 

Environmental sins

Human wars

And who wins?

 

Coral reefs

Dolphin society

Our diverse beliefs

And attempts at piety

 

Trying hard to be humble

We wear the best of cloth

The British army uniform

Covers up our wrath

As we commemorate

Millions of dead

More and more accumulate

As we choose to fight instead

 

And every country, nationality

Religion, sect belief

Is thrown into turmoil

Incensed with fear and grief

 

And do I love my country best?

Or all the world that died in war?

Are we the same as all the rest?

Do we know what we are fighting for?

 

Yes, I love my own home team

I cry on remembrance day

But I still have a bigger dream

That love can take this aching, angry,

Relentless, hurt away

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