SOMETHING’S MISSING

I don’t know if you’ve heard
There is a land where girls were stolen
Kidnapped it’s called in sociopolitical speak

That land happens to be my country
Those girls another set of casualties
In a war of religion and education

Let’s just call it a war on humanity
The candles are going out
From one country to the next

Some swear the second world war is not yet over
Others boast the cold war is far from done
Meanwhile an old war has long begun

Some call this the third world war
The last one apparently Nostradamus encrypted
For sure it is a religious war on faith

Everyday it opens up a new field of battle
Now it has picked on my country too
And made her the new local theater of a global scourge

But how do you win a religious war?
By killing, or by forgiving?
By retaliating or by reconciling?

It is a philoshical puzzle
A paradox of semantics
In which real people die everyday.

– Che Chidi Chukwumerije.

7 thoughts on “SOMETHING’S MISSING

  1. I read about this yesterday… and immediately thought of you.
    I’m very sad about what’s going on not only there but generally in our world. Why people cannot simply live together side by side in peace??? It doesn’t matter if your neighbour is thin or thick, black or white, catholic or atheist, … – we are all humans and we should live together in peace and help each other but not start any war!!
    I really hope these poor little girls will survive the attack and return home – physically and mentally healthy…

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