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War!

Postby Emidio » Tue Oct 08, 2013 2:48 pm

Some years ago the United States started a war against Iraq on the grounds that Sadan Hussein had weapons of mass destruction. Then we learned that was a lie! Now Barak Obama was about to launch another assault on the grounds that the Syrian state would have used chemical weapons against the rebels.
I do not know what happens in other countries, but here in Brazil the press never remember recent history. Here in English Club, a few weeks ago, was remembered that the country that used weapons of mass destruction was the United States itself (atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki).
In my opinion we should have a very positive feeling with the American people but reject these and other Yankee government attitudes!
What do you think?
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Re: War!

Postby Elisa » Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:08 pm

Ordinary people will never know the truth so we can only suppose what it has happened and if they really have found or will find….

History is written by the victors!

Ninnananna Ninnananna by Trilussa

Lullaby, don't you hear
people sighing and crying,
poor people slaughtering themselves,
slaughtering and killing themselves
just for racial reasons,
people slaughtering themselves
because of a madman ruling,
or just because of a faith
towards a God no one can see,
but who serves as a shelter
for the slaughtering King,
who knows all too well that war is
something that makes lots of money go around,
that prepares resources
for thieves of purses.
Lullaby, lullaby.
Lullaby, lullaby. Sleep, get to sleep,
get to sleep, because tomorrow
we will still see kings,
exchanging estimates towards each other,
good friends just like before.
They are cousins, and amongst relatives
there's no need for compliments,
we will still see a return to the same old things
even in personal relationships.
And without any shadow of any remorse,
we'll just hear what a wonderful speech
they'll deliver all together about peace and working,
for all of that bullshitty people
spared by cannons!
Lullaby, lullaby.
Lullaby, lullaby.
Lullaby, lullaby.
Lullaby, lullaby.
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Re: War!

Postby Emidio » Fri Oct 25, 2013 6:56 pm

I got a gift. Very beatiful poem! Thank you.
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