WAR

 

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With arms held high in suffocating sufferance to the inevitability of war being the final solution to any peace.

Heaven is sought as the final refuge to finding a release!

Truth died when freedom was lied to!

Pray to die before the lie takes hold and eats innocence in the first blast.

Praying it’s not your life lost, but that yours will last,

Until the futility of man overcomes greed and insecurity,

Not by a war on peace, but a peace sustained without human debris.

Ah, but to dream the unreachable, to touch God’s knowledge and ask why!

War has no place for the innocent, it’s a hell in which to die!

© 2015, Danny Kemp. All rights reserved.

About Daniel Kemp

Daniel Kemp’s introduction to the world of espionage and mystery happened at an early age when his father was employed by the War Office in Whitehall, London, at the end of WWII. However, it wasn’t until after his father died that he showed any interest in anything other than himself! On leaving academia he took on many roles in his working life: a London police officer, mini-cab business owner, pub tenant and licensed London taxi driver, but never did he plan to become a writer. Nevertheless, after a road traffic accident left him suffering from PTSD and effectively—out of paid work for four years, he wrote and self-published his first novel —The Desolate Garden. Within three months of publication, that book was under a paid option to become a $30 million film. The option lasted for five years until distribution became an insurmountable problem for the production company. All seven of his novels are now published by Creativia with the seventh—The Widow’s Son, completing a three book series alongside: What Happened In Vienna, Jack? and Once I Was A Soldier. Under the Creativia publishing banner, The Desolate Garden went on to become a bestselling novel in World and Russian Literature in 2017. The following year, in May 2018, his book What Happened In Vienna, Jack? was a number one bestseller on four separate Amazon sites: America, UK, Canada, and Australia.  Although it's true to say that he mainly concentrates on what he knows most about; murders laced by the mystery involving spies, his diverse experience of life shows in the short stories he writes, namely: Why? A Complicated Love, and the intriguing story titled The Story That Had No Beginning. He is the recipient of rave reviews from a prestigious Manhattan publication and described as—the new Graham Green—by a highly placed employee of Waterstones Books, for whom he did a countrywide tour of book signing events. He has also appeared on 'live' television in the UK publicising that first novel of his. He continues to write novels, poetry and the occasional quote; this one is taken from the beginning of Once I Was A Soldier There is no morality to be found in evil. But to recognise that which is truly evil one must forget the rules of morality.
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2 Responses to WAR

  1. chika2b says:

    that a few of us survived
    and now we get to thrive
    for in the end
    life will mend
    and if we only look a little further
    beyond the emptiness of war
    we may finally see and surrender
    to the peace that is not far
    but instead, has always being
    part of us
    within

  2. Danny Kemp says:

    So true!

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