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Updated on December 9, 2010
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SHAME ON YOU... by b. Malin

You can riot at a Soldiers funeral.


Dear God please tell me why?

Because YOU can comes the reply.


The answer comes from the ground, not the sky.

So what if the pain they cause is more than a family can bare.

These Soliders, these dead Soliders, were once so alive.

Seeing a glorious sunset, watching the birds on high.

Somebody's Son, Brother, Sister, Mother, or Dad.

Or maybe just somebody's Friend...

Dying to keep all of us safe.

With their Hopes and Dreams set aside.

For a tomorrow they would never see again.

While you protest your hatred at their graves.

Dear God please tell me why.

You are their maker.

Is there any Decency left in them?

Are they Human?

Do they see their own Reflections in the Mirror?

Or does it look back at them in disgust?

I hope one day when these PROTESTORS DIE...

You will personally take them aside, and ask why?

And I hope they cry, and beg for your forgiveness.


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    • The Suburban Poet profile image

      The Suburban Poet 6 years ago from Austin, Texas

      I agree with you 100% and I'm glad you spoke of this....

      Vote Up! Useful! Awesome!

    • b. Malin profile image

      b. Malin 6 years ago

      Thank you Suburban Poet, this is a subject that has bothered me for a long time.

    • richtwf profile image

      richtwf 6 years ago

      There's always a right time and a right place to make one's voice known and we should all be able to realise that and not be so insensitive to others' needs.

      Thanks for sharing this message.

    • b. Malin profile image

      b. Malin 6 years ago

      Thanks Richtwf, for stopping by and adding another voice to this issue.

    • epigramman profile image

      epigramman 6 years ago

      ...well when you walk to talk about human nature and why people do what they do - there will always be more questions than answers your poignant but confrontational piece of poetic provocation suggests - tough read but rewarding when it comes from a great writer like you!!!!

    • b. Malin profile image

      b. Malin 6 years ago

      Thank you epigramman...I have been bothered by what our country allows in the name of "Freedom"...Where is the heart of these protesters?

    • Eaglekiwi profile image

      Eaglekiwi 6 years ago from -Oceania

      What a compassion heart you must have. Thankyou for sharing ,truly touching.

    • b. Malin profile image

      b. Malin 6 years ago

      Eaglekiwi, thank you for coming by and reading this piece, it had been in my head for quite a while and I needed to share it. I hoped others would agree. Thank you.

    • Jaggedfrost profile image

      Jaggedfrost 6 years ago

      Justice has heard you little one

      as everyone else in this place

      be assured all such things have their end

      and not too pleasant for the guilty

      Your pain and that of the grieving

      they will answer for

      this too must happen before the end.

    • b. Malin profile image

      b. Malin 6 years ago

      Thank you Jaggedfrost for those powerful words...from your mouth to God's ears, I know that he is listening.

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      theseus 6 years ago from philippines

      I couldn't have said it any better.Great hub and with a great deal of sense, too.

    • b. Malin profile image

      b. Malin 6 years ago

      Thank you for your kind words and compliments Theseus, so glad you stopped by.

    • TIMETRAVELER2 profile image

      TIMETRAVELER2 5 years ago

      This just shows how people abuse the rights of others in the name of touting their own rights. It's very sad when they have to resort to this kind of thing.

    • b. Malin profile image

      b. Malin 5 years ago

      So true TimeTraveler, and that's why I wrote this Hub...I can't think of anything Lower for another Human being to do, can you? Thanks for your Comments.

    • TIMETRAVELER2 profile image

      TIMETRAVELER2 5 years ago

      Me, neither. The world we live in would be a much better place if people spent more time respecting and honoring one another instead of screaming about their "rights".

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