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What's This World Coming To?

I Really Want to Know- Lyrics

By Natalie WilkinsonPublished 5 months ago 1 min read
What's This World Coming To?
Photo by Mahmoud Sulaiman on Unsplash

What’s this world coming to?

I really want to know.

Rain when there should be snow,

War when there should be peace,

Children living in the street,

No coat or shoes on tiny feet,

Mothers crying tears of sorrow,

Fathers thinking no tomorrow,

Rockets falling left and right,

No end, no end in sight.

Why can’t we live in peace?

Carpet bombing needs to cease.

Armies should be planting flowers,

Shaking hands, using power

To build things up, not to destroy

To go home to loved ones, not deploy.

Who can change the world?

Lay down the standards now unfurled,

Let boys be boys and girls be girls

Not growing up with bombs being hurled

at the homes that they lived in.

What is wrong with the world?

social commentarysad poetry

About the Creator

Natalie Wilkinson

Writing. Woven and Printed Textile Design. Architectural Drafting. Learning Japanese. Gardening. Not necessarily in that order.

IG: @maisonette _textiles

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  • Cathy holmes5 months ago

    Hear hear 👏👏

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