A Nuclear War Is Really Dumb

Everyone agrees that war is cruel


Everyone agrees that war is suicidal

Everyone agrees that war brings mortar, anger

Hunger, pain, suffering, death, horror and terror

But a nuclear war is deadlier, nastier and bloodier

More painful, more criminal, more infernal

More devastating, more witless and more evil

Human being was born to put things together

To build, not to annihilate and not to murder

God created humans to make the world better

Not to destroy, not to burn or to shatter

A nuclear war would be a total disaster

No human is really dumb to have such a war

Let’s swear not to have a darn one. We can roar

Like lions to scare off the tigers. We can fistfight

All we want. The best way to test our might

Is to dialogue, to talk to each other like humans

To avoid the ruins and to find lasting solutions.


Copyright February 2022, Hébert Logerie, All Right Reserved

Hébert Logerie is the author of several poetry books.





This poem is about: 
My family
My community
My country
Our world


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