"Paper Cities" as written by and Joshua Todd Onstott Jonathan Patrick Mooney....
We sent them all
Across the ocean
Many lives
Were taken
But I didn't cry
I didn't know them
And I just looked on
With no expression

This land
Was once a home
Of friends and family
We used to know
They are all gone now
They are now gone
And for what
I cannot tell

Put down your banners and flags
This war you've made won't last
And your country's just lines on a map
They're drawn up, they don't last

Paper cities burning
The ashes fell like rain
And when the fire was over
Everything had changed

People come together
Reminds us we're the same

Put down your banners and flags
This war you've made won't last
And your country's just lines on a map
They're drawn up, they don't last


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    General CommentJust a poignant poem about the inconsistency of war vs. our own sense of right and wrong.
    flagg1975on February 04, 2012   Link

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