Bellum Omnium Contra Omnes (War of All gainst All)

March 10, 2009
By Jeff Loftus BRONZE, South Amboy, New Jersey
Jeff Loftus BRONZE, South Amboy, New Jersey
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I'm glad you informed me
that I'm not the only one
that isn't blinded by the media.
After all, the bottom line IS money.
When the bombs come crashing down,
frowns fill the faces of the victims,
but to the people that sent the death shower
they laugh, then smile, then cower
for the fear of a return attack being near
lives inside of each and every one of them.
Four thousand hungry children leave us per hour from starvation
in a nation of blinded fools
where the government only cares about the death of other countries.
The people of this nation are just the same.
"Manufacturing consent is the name of the game."
Unnecessary death fills the earth
killing the children that just gave birth
from these flying certificates of death.
The media allows you to hear
only what they want you to hear.
They don't want you living in fear
because the worst of this war is coming near.
We are all humans.
An answer is what I'm trying to find,
to a question that no one can vindicate:
Why must we kill our own kind?

The author's comments:
This piece was written as a response to the song Boom! by System of a Down because their lyrics are so true and reveal the corruption that our country and other countries have in these pointless wars.

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