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Fundamentalist Terrorist

Updated on December 18, 2015
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Poetry is the food of the soul. It's my greatest contribution to the world and an area I can always grow.

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Fundamentalists

Drastic, Extreme, Ideological

Viewpoints on the fringe

Defined by violence

Intolerance dealt with aggressively

Heavy of the hand

Narrow in their focus

Guided by true belief

Of their right to be right

The world disagrees

The body count grows

Sacrifices appalling

Bloodshed a way of life

Fear replaces all other thoughts

With or against

No middle ground

No quarter

No logic from the unbelievers

To understand is to become

To disagree is to perish

When forward is actually backward

Wrong cannot be made right

Many headstones agree

Conquer, Convert, Continue

Young and old alike

Martyrs for their cause

But dead, all the same

In the name of GOD

I don’t think so…


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    Surabhi Kaura 2 years ago

    What a powerful poem here, Ralph. It speaks in volumes. What has this world come to I wonder! Oh well... let's hope for Unity and Peace. Nice poem. Very well written. Bravo!

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    annasmom 2 years ago

    Me either. Timely, heartfelt. Thqnks RJ.

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