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For The Love Of Mankind

For The Love Of Mankind

When I'm physically no longer part of this world
But look down on what I left behind
The eternal hatred that will exist here forever
I'm really and truly of two minds

I'll miss my loved ones and wish them good fortune
But a feeling of sadness fills my heart
The nature of man has always been combative
From way back when it all had its start

Why do we possess this overpowering need
To destroy all that man has achieved
There's no rhyme or reason for acting this way
Except for selfish reasons perceived

An intense desire to own other men's treasures
In the name of all that is holy
To kill and maim and destroy man's icons
Methinks its jealousy only

When I'm physically no longer part of this world
But look down on what's left behind
A great feeling of sadness will overcome my soul
As I pray for the love of mankind

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Jack Ellison

WOW! That, dear friend, was so sweet of you! 😍 Very, very much appreciated... you've brightened my day, sweetie! Tons of love... Happy Jack 😍😍😍

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Tony Taylor

A Beautiful 'Birdseye View' you've delivered here Captain JACK!!.....Truly powerful phrasing driving home your intent ~

Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Β  ~ "Methinks it's jealousy only"

Wow!!.....One of, if not, my favorite Jack Ellison poem to date!!......PINNED!!.....Love this my friend!!.......Well Penned!!.......T xo πŸ‘Œβœ΄πŸ§β€

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Jack Ellison

A "Birdseye View"!!! Nicely expressed! 😍 Thank you again, Sir Tony! Your comments are always so welcome and appreciated, my good friend! Enjoy... xo Happy Jack! 😍😍😍

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Cherie Sumner-Taylor

Oh Jack, I know how you feel.Β  I have always not understood the world we live in from what I see...the actions and thoughts that are counterproductive...There is so much beauty in this world that is taken for granted because of all the bad things that take the forefront to try to destroy.Β  I always seek what comes from a higher intelligence in this world (God) despite the inclinations of man to show his prideful arrogance.Β  I will always love people, but don't understand what I see.Β  It is why I have lived pretty sheltered I guess...but it was a way to protect myself from the bad...and to focus on the good.Β  Lovely sentiments.Β  xo ;)Β 

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Jack Ellison

At present, the world has extreme and unbalanced leaders! Hope this era will end before there's a serious military exchange!!! Let's hope cooler and saner heads prevail!!! Always a pleasure reading your comment! You are special dear Cherie! Love, Happy Jack XOX

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Silent Dreamer

I always get inspired by your look on things, and this is so very true.. very reflective of how humans these days are.. it's saddening to see😒😒 greed has taken over and left so many hollowed.. with the societies and silent rules they've made.. a very powerful and yet gentle write dear friend! Beautifully written, there's a silent hope of love eventually taking over glimmering throughout, so lovely. Love it! πŸ˜πŸ˜Šβœ¨πŸ™πŸ½

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Jack Ellison

You never fail to amaze me with the love that comes shining through with your every word, dear friend of mine! 😒😒 The greed of a few... but has it ever been any different... sad! Still, your shining light always brightens my days and I'm thankful of that, my love 😒😒😒😒 Love, Happy Jack XOX

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Silent Dreamer

Awww same here dearest Jack!! ✨You always bring a big smile and inspire me with your endless light, God bless you my friend! Much love 😊😊🌸🌸🌸

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Jack Ellison

And so it goes since day one!!! Thank you much appreciated!!! Happy Jack 😊

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