Francis Duggan


The War Supposed To End All Wars - Poem by Francis Duggan

The war supposed to end all wars it is long over it ended more than ninety years ago
But most of us human beings are known to be aggressive and not unwilling to create a foe
After two World wars and many major battles we hear of wars and rumors of wars every day
And the poor in war are those who mostly suffer this is how it is and it will always be this way
Great World powers invading smaller Countries where everyday soldiers and civilians die
All wars are started by aggressive people and that of their sort there are many not a lie
The power hungry leader to retain power creates an enemy and another war begins of us with they
Power hungry men never learn from war history power can corrupt as some are known to say
And every war gives rise to acts of terror where the innocents with their lives are made to pay
And as a payback for war acts of revenge through terror are prevalent in the World of today
Too many wars have been fought for god and borders and most wars begin due to abuse of power
Of peace in the World it does seem hope is fading the flower of peace it is a faded flower
Wars are started by power hungry aggressive people this is how it is why otherwise pretend
And in a Human World of many aggressive people to conflict there will never be an end.

Topic(s) of this poem: war

Form: Sonnet


Poet's Notes about The Poem

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Comments about The War Supposed To End All Wars by Francis Duggan

  • Hans Vr Hans Vr (6/21/2016 10:20:00 PM)

    If all of us fail to believe in world peace;
    World peace, an illusion it will remain (Report) Reply

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  • Ramesh T A Ramesh T A (6/21/2016 1:08:00 PM)

    Without war there is no peace! That is why there is no end for wars in the world! (Report) Reply

  • Rajnish Manga Rajnish Manga (6/21/2016 12:49:00 PM)

    The poet has put up a very logical presentation of the causes and effects of endless wars raging in the world. Congrats for its selection for the day and thanks for sharing.
    Too many wars have been fought for god and borders and most wars begin due to abuse of power (Report) Reply

  • Savita Tyagi (6/21/2016 8:55:00 AM)

    These aggressive power hungry personalities will always be creating wars and we will be fooled in believing into righteous our righteous wars to support their greed and hunger for power. Thanks for sharing this poem. (Report) Reply

  • Jasbir Chatterjee Jasbir Chatterjee (6/21/2016 4:25:00 AM)

    Very nice, touching poem! Yes, we don't need wars. Congrats on being poet of the day! There is nothing that can't be resolved through compromise and negotiation. Wars cause unnecessary suffering and its costs are too high; mankind can't bear it. (Report) Reply

  • Loke Kok Yee (6/21/2016 4:05:00 AM)

    congrats on poem of the day.
    great subject told in a lovely poem (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis Edward Kofi Louis (6/21/2016 3:19:00 AM)

    The power hungry leaders of the world! ! War is not the answer towards peace. Glad to have your poem as, poem of the day. Mine was read on the 8th of February this year. Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

  • Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (6/21/2016 12:46:00 AM)

    Congrats, Francis. I fear war will never be out of the human lexicon (Report) Reply

  • Kim Barney (6/21/2016 12:16:00 AM)

    Very well done, Francis. War is terrible and unnecessary. Congratulations on having this selected as poem of the day! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Poem Edited: Thursday, June 16, 2016


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