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We are They

They told me a few words,
Could not change the world,
They told me to give up,
And lose my hope.

It was they who started it,
The guns, the bombs, the wars,
It was they who fired first,
And saw extermination,
a few steps away.

I could not imagine,
What the world would be,
If we followed what they said,
After seeing so many, dead.

It was not the fault of what they said,
but rather, those who followed.
Because it was not they,
Who let this happen.

We live in a world of horror,
Where blood is shed by the minute,
In the sight of power,
We are blinded by it.

No longer could I hold my thoughts,
and dream of peace.
I knew a few words,
could go a long way.

And so I write this,
hoping to save a life,
I write this, hoping that you realize,
We are they.

Let us change.

matadorqk

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I wish I could But I spoke nonsense I wrote it rather To speak it back to you.
The trees spoke quietly I looked from above and smiled The sun tucked away and I hoped It would spill its secrets.
The picture was rightfully painted Had I blinked, I would have missed it. Do not use sincerity It is not becoming of usage.
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left it as a draft, came back, its ready.

Indemnify the asinine.
Take it back.
Make a profit.
It's just pocket change.

Don't wish, keep quiet,
and make it happen.
For preemptive boasting
Is definite fragility.

Don't let them shatter
your hidden incompetence.
Lay it on the table.
Serve it cold.

Realize that honesty
poisons the fearful.
Understand that truth
will tear down that wall.

Detail with actions
Step over those who detail
For substance is rare
But taking down the producer
That's the norm in this hell.