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CHILD of OUR TIME
by John W Townsend

Thursday, December 16, 2010
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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An uncertain future, then what of the children?


Child of our time

should be doing fine

enjoying a safe life

on a wonderful Earth,

laughing at tomorrow

looking at blue skies

yet many are dying  

a painful death,

victims of hunger

the price of greed

parents are dead

there is little ahead,

as the oceans will rise

so the land will disappear

even the rich child

will learn about fear,

what have we done

destroyed our home

now we blame God

say look what he has not done.

A little while longer

so said his son

and no flesh would be saved

so the end will come.

The child of tomorrow

will inherit what will be

the greed will be dust

lost for eternity.

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Reviewed by JMS Bell 1/2/2012
NO ONE CAN FIGURE OUT WHAT GOD ALLOWS. THANK GOD THE GREED WILL BE DUST...LOST FOR ETERNITY, THEN THE ABUNDANT LOVE OF GOD WILL REIGN IN THE NEW HEAVEN AND THE NEW EARTH AND ALL THE 'CHILDREN' HAVING SUCCUMBED IN OUR TIME...WILL LIVE ON FOREVER. THANKS FOR SHARING, JOHN. JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS. LOVE, BLESSINGS AND FAITH...
JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS
Reviewed by Darryn Murphy 12/18/2010
Wonderful poem – powerful
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 12/17/2010
Powerful and well done
In Christs Love
Michelle~
Reviewed by TONY NERONE 12/16/2010
An outstanding writing on a very serious subject,John.


GOD BLESS YOU
TONY
Reviewed by Clarence Prince 12/16/2010
Only if we would rightly shared
The wealth of this world
No one would be lacking
'CHILD of OUR TIME'
is a lovely little poem.



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