We're stronger together. Written in poetic fashion
Some say " close our border's. "
Our world, a vast space of living waters and many different races
We speak our own language all different tongues in surrounding places
God's color scheme, red, yellow, black and white
Just like the rainbow he formed to glow after a stormy night
We all celebrate life with our different voices
We work. We play. We worship making our selected choices
Once we only read about foreign countries, now we're intertwined through the computer and airplanes that travel at warp speed
We make lifelong friends through writing on the internet, our cyber friends we've grown to love and need
This past week our world seemed much smaller when we got instant news of death and needless destruction
Cameras flashing, people running in fear. Murderers shooting weapons. World leaders involved in unholy corruption
" War is hell, " voiced by many, but sometimes we must choose whether we want to live or die
Sometimes we must stand-up and fight for our continued piece of the good old American pie
Some say, " Close our border's " While others say, " We are a people who welcome all to our land of the brave and free
I've read that our fighting force is now made up of many sons and daughters of immigrant families who came here to escape hunger and forced ideology
So we each are left to ponder, " What must we do? " In my heart I know If the murderers are not stopped with a coordinated act of war
We will rue the day when they destroy our peace from afar.
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