Sans Hope

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Clouds of war, envelope life

Humanity’s endless strife

 

Fog of war, shrouding landscape

Breathing despair, no escape

 

Darkness of war, days collapse

Lost in night’s maze, without maps

 

Scars of war, covering earth

Global peace missing its berth

 

Children of war, empty hope

Tender hands without faith’s rope

 

Wounds of war, shall never heal

Hope travels on broken wheels

 

Horrors of war, drained faces

Exhausted lives, gloom races

 

Refugees of war, wonder

Dreams, hopes, and lives plowed under

 

Terror of war, raging on

Tomorrow’s forgotten dawn

 

Faces of war, children grieve

Life robbed by battlefield’s thieves

 

Future of war, never ends

Talks of peace, no dividends

 

Hopelessness of war, cries out

When will blossoms of peace sprout?

 

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20 thoughts on “Sans Hope

  1. Powerfully moving. People oftentimes don’t get it. The Fog of War is very real. There is a cost to all the fighting we do, both literally and figuratively. Out of the darkest hour of the night, a new dawn takes flight. Thank you for sharing!

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