Just the ramblings of an old man disillusioned with much of humanity!  Not all, you understand.  There are some good bits!


So much pain in the World.
So much suffering and angst.
We pray to varigated gods
asking for  divine intervention;
we contribute our clothes,
donate piles of money,
bemoan the fate of those
suffering lonely souls.

All this in times of 'peace'.

We do not realise
(or do we hide our eyes?)
that there is never peace:
There is always greed,
untamed misguided lust,
duplicity by bucket loads,
mendacity and plain evil
right in front of out eyes.



© griffonner 2022

Poetry by Griffonner The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2022-06-17 at 13:50

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one trick pony The PoetBay support member heart!
Very good and pointed.

The good we do is with the knowledge that it is an imperfect world. We tidy our corner, it may be the best we can do.

Lawrence Beck The PoetBay support member heart!
True. All you can do is hope to be distracted from time to time by more pleasant things.