Detonators blowing
Every now and then
Causing tender ears of kids to bleed
Mines are placed,
Roads blocked
People being checked.
Harassed and stripped.

Feeble cries
Lost in the roar of the deafening blasts.
Roads soaked in blood.
But you’re busy greasing your muscles.
Celebrating your “victory”
Naming your massacre a defeat of the enemy.

Killing thousands in the name of nation or religion.
To claim it is more peaceful!?
Both mere concepts.
Now killing men.

The human race has gone mad.
Earth becoming a living hell.
In name of peace, people are being chopped into pieces.
For the love of religion, hatred is being perpetuated
In name of the nation, innocent soldiers are being killed.

When the real troublemakers stay away from the war zone.
Living a life of luxury.
Poors pay for their deeds,

Die fighting their war.

– Mahesh Mali

Featured image – Human Bone Art By Francois Robert

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12 thoughts on “War

  1. Powerful words Mahesh. The futility of war. It doesn’t make sense. Man is so stupid…..

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  2. Hi! Nice to find ur blog! 🤗

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    1. Hey Eldhiya! I just visited your blog… Welcome back to the blogosphere 🤗 Wish you all the best for regaining and surpassing your previous follower’s count 👍


      1. Thank you for all your hopes and visits. I hope so. 💐💐


  3. So so strong. A direct hit to such an important topic. Lovely. How worthless is war? Literally well said with the last line. ‘ we die fighting their war…’

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      1. You’re welcome Mahesh. You write well!

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  4. Very powerful and true, the human race has gone mad and I have the same thoughts everyday. You’ve penned it really well!

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  5. Intense writing and true words.

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