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Accord
by C. G. McGovern-Bowen
Thursday, August 04, 2011
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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Ever wonder why there is always a "war" being waged somewhere on planet Earth? Follow the money trail for an explanation.

Dedicated to my young nephew, Tony McGovern, who sees daily combat in NE Afghanistan under the watchful shadow of Tora Bora...

 

~Accord~

 

 

AM fog surrounds

Peaceful vale nestled down

Birdsong greets the dawn

 

Spin the globe around

Other worlds where strife abounds

Soldiers in harm's way

 

Warring politics

Inhumanity of Greed

Orchestrated hell

 

When will people learn

Just Neanderthals preach war

Wise Ones co-exist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Copyright 2011 by CG McGovern-Bowen.

All Rights Reserved. 08/04/11.

Santa Rosa Valley, California

 

 

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Reviewed by D. Vegas 8/11/2011
Carolyn, We are always at war, never at peace...but I do believe in miracles, I have had afew. May your nephew stay safe and out of harm's way.
Reviewed by Michelle Mead 8/7/2011
Yes, because there is always one who insists on absolute power, sad but true. If only we could all live in accord.
Reviewed by Morgan Merriweather 8/7/2011
economic chaos in so many ways. ~ Morgan
Reviewed by richard cederberg 8/7/2011
"Orchestrated hell" says much to me about the underbelly of real manipulative power in this world that we never see but always experience. A new strength is emerging in your insights. peace to you, and continued inspiration ... richard
Reviewed by neerja gandhi 8/5/2011
difficult question...may your nephew stay safe..and you take care.neerja
Reviewed by jude forese 8/4/2011
ever watch Oliver Stone's "JFK"? there arrives the answer ...
Reviewed by John Flanagan 8/4/2011
i wonder about it all the time, Carolyn,
the agendas of the arms dealers and the politicians,
the real purpose is always the money, always,
and there's money in resources and in conflicts.
Again to Tony, be well, chin up and stay safe.

John
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 8/4/2011
Awesome writing!!!! Particularly loved the last one....will they ever learn???

Anna



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