Why should they maintain peace
When war is such a profitable business
Who would benefit from social justice?
The little people
Bad business, then!
Too many of them
Too many mouths to feed
Affects sustainability
So again, war is better than peace
They played this strategy on us so many times before
They solve crisis they created
Playing the game of war
When printing money like wrapping paper no longer works
When the skyscrapers fall like matches castles
They play the game of war
It is a kind of chess but
They play it on our flesh
Earthquakes, floods, tornadoes
Nothing stops the business of war
Peace is just the intermezzo between two refills of the racket launcher
I wonder how a chess mate position would look on this war table….

© 2017, Iulia Gherghei

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