General Poetry posted January 1, 2018

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Trying to find reason & understanding when you lose someone

No justice, no peace

by Mike McCluskey

No justice, no peace,
With no love, it's just grief,
Injustices increase,
I'd rather just leave,
Without just us I'm a torn piece,
A descending, decomposing leaf,
Ripped from a strong tree with ease,
Pain raked into a heaping pile like leaves.

No justice, no peace,
With no light, it's just dark,
Injustices impede,
I'd rather just depart,
Without just ice I just freeze,
A descending, melting snowflake,
Dropped from the high sky with ease,
Pain shoveled into a cold pile in a snowscape.

No justice, no peace,
With no life, there's just death,
Injustices indeed,
I'd rather my breath just left,
Without just cause I'm just a zombie,
A descending, decaying being,
Rotting from the inside with ease,
Pain buried in a grave pile in a cemetery scene.

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Inspired by the tragic death of my wife Justine and unborn daughter Justice this past year.
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