Nightly News

I saw a child on the nightly news

Playing with a toy inside a room being used

As a shelter from The Bomb’s long burning fuse

The mother was there being interviewed

‘Cause war had broken out all over the place

And when the microphone tilted toward her face

She spoke about the future of the human race

In broken English, using common grace

She said, our biggest problem is forgetfulness

So I hope my child remembers this

Then she looked into the camera and blew us a kiss

Love, she said, is how we must resist

LOVE, she said, is how we must resist


8 thoughts on “Nightly News

  1. How many times can this happen? Two poems about the same thing posted at the same time. Spooky. Great poem, Aaron! One of your best. Duke

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