Our Doomsday Express

On humanities horizon, what's next?
More wars, more famine, more homeless?
Will these horrors that have us so perplexed
Keep us on the doomsday express?

Oversized greed and gas guzzling cars
Political search for power
Symbolic of our many human faux pas
That hasten humanity's zero hour

Now's the time to come to our senses
So our children can better cope
Review our values and past false pretenses
To offer our children some hope

by Stan Cooper...8/30/10 graphic by Don Hunt

Poetry by Stan Cooper The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2010-10-18 at 22:50

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Alan J Ripley The PoetBay support member heart!
Hi Stan, hope you're still out there.
Brilliant poem as most are that I read.

ken d williams The PoetBay support member heart!
The say if we do not learn from history. We are endanger of repeating it. Is that what is being proved right now? Thanks Stan Toonest , fore a timely write and toon.
Ken ( D Williams )

I liked the title.
Everyone of us have to shred our false ego and fake labels to make this world a better place.
Nice write.

jenks The PoetBay support member heart!
This is good Stan.
I begin to think we are far away from being able live as decent human beings...
perhaps our advertised causes are wrong ...

as always the drawings add to the work :)